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UK Revokes Certain Open General Export Licences

On 4 January 2018, the Export Council Joint Unit (ECJU) of the UK Department for International Trade revoked Open General Export Licences (OGELs) applicable to dual-use technology itemscryptographic developmentlow value shipments, and dual-use items for oil and gas exploration, as well as OGELs for Turkey. The ECJU suggested they will be replaced very soon.

This follows another series of decisions on OGELs taken in December. The ECJU already amended nine open licences as mentioned in our November Bulletin. Continuing on 12 December 2017, the ECJU revoked 17 OGELs applicable to military and dual-use goods in non-embargoed countriesdiverse goods under the dual-use Regulationexport for repair/replacement under warranty on dual-use itemsexport after repair/replacement under warranty for dual-use itemsexport after exhibition on dual-use itemsPCBs and components for dual-use itemsmilitary surplus vehiclestechnology for military goodssoftware and source code for military goodsPCBs and components for military goodsmilitary goods for demonstrationhistoric military goodsexports or transfers in support of UK government defence contractsexport for repair/replacement under warranty for military goodsexport after repair/replacement under warranty for military goodsexport after exhibition or demonstration for military goods and access overseas to software and technology for military goods for individual use only.

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