On 20th February, the UK Export Control Joint Unit published guidance that provides further information on the meaning of specific terms used in the schedules to certain regulations. If in doubt, the ECJU says, exporters should ensure that they seek appropriate technical and legal advice on whether their activity is prohibited.  UK sanctions on Burma, Iran, Syria and Venezuela include prohibitions in relation to items that could be used to intercept communications, as well as related services.

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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