Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Australia. 2016 ‘End-user Certificate.’ National Report of Australia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 3, pp. 2-3. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations. 27 April
5.4. What kind of documentation does your country require prior to authorising an export of SALW to another country?
a) An end-user certificate (EUC) from the importing country: YES
i) What elements does an end-user certificate in your country contain (check relevant boxes)?
1) Detailed description (type, quantity, characteristics) of the SALW or technology: YES
2) Contract number or order reference and date: [No response]
3) Final destination country: YES
4) Description of the end-use of the SALW: YES
5) Exporter's details (name, address and business name): YES
6) End-user information (name, position, full address and original signature): YES
7) Information on other parties involved in the transaction: YES
8) Certification by the relevant government authorities of the authenticity of the end-user: YES
9) Date of issue: YES
10) Other: Purchase order International impot certificate
b) Other types of end-user documentation
A simplified permit may be issued to an individual for the export of lower risk firearms, where there is no transfer of ownership, for the purposes of taking part in overseas sporting shooters events, hunting or for protection in International waters. Exemptions exist for: SALW owned by certain listed defence forces when those goods are imported by the defence force (or a member of the defence force) and then exported by the defence force (or a member of the defence force); Air security officers (in certain circumstances); SALW exported under the Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty between the United States and Australia.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]