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UK. 2002 ‘Export Controls and Trade Controls May Be Imposed In….’ Export Control Act 2002; Chapter 28 (Schedule 1). London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office / HMSO. 24 July

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1(1)Export controls and trade controls may be imposed in relation to

(a)military equipment;
(b)goods on which military technology is recorded or from which it can be derived; or
(c)goods intended, designed or adapted for use in the development or production of military equipment or military technology.

(2)Transfer controls may be imposed in relation to

(a)military technology; or
(b)technology intended, designed or adapted for use in the development or production of military technology.

(3)Technical assistance controls may be imposed in relation to any services connected with the development, production or use of

(a)any goods falling within sub-paragraph (1)(a), (b) or (c); or
(b)any technology falling within sub-paragraph (2)(a) or (b).

(4)In this paragraph (without prejudice to the generality of the terms)

"military equipment" includes

(a)firearms and other weapons (whether or not intended, designed or adapted for military use or in military use); and
(b)goods intended, designed or adapted for military use (whether or not in military use); and
"military technology" includes

(a)technology intended, designed or adapted for military use (whether or not in military use); and
(b)technology intended, designed or adapted for use in connection with the development, production or use of military equipment or goods falling within sub-paragraph (1)(c).

(5)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (4) the reference to firearms and other weapons includes a reference to

(a)component parts of firearms or other weapons;
(b)accessories for use with firearms or other weapons; and
(c)ammunition, missiles or projectiles of any kind which are intended, designed or adapted for use with firearms or other weapons.

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