On 16 March, the EU announced that the Commission had introduced a requirement for exports of personal protective equipment (PPE) outside Europe to take place only if authorised (licensed) by Member States.  The development, for an initial 6 weeks, aims to protect the availability of supplies of such equipment within the EU Single Market.  Some individual Member States had already introduced such restrictions.  EU Regulation 2020/402/EU has been enacted to implement the controls.

If you’d like to help me buy that (badly needed) new laptop or, even better, a new desktop to replace the one now 5,000 miles away –

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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