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Export Restrictions

Volume 171: debated on Tuesday 1 May 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what criteria are used to determine what constitutes a weapon, in respect of weapons export restrictions.

[holding answer 23 April 1990]: The definition of a weapon for this purpose is that contained in the Export of Goods (Control) Order 1989 as amended.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry on what criteria the export of pipes and tubes were covered by the export control orders in 1988.

The Export of Goods (Control) Order 1987 (S.I. 1987, No. 2070) listed goods subject to control in 1988.