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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

of August 26, 2004 No. 658-II

About export control

(as amended on 14-09-2017)
Article 1. Purpose and main objectives of this Law

The purpose of this Law is regulation of the relations in the field of export control.

The main objectives of this Law are safety of the Republic of Uzbekistan and accomplishment of the international obligations of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the field of nonproliferation and other types of arms by implementation of export control.

Article 2. Legislation on export control

The legislation on export control consists of this Law and other acts of the legislation.

If the international treaty of the Republic of Uzbekistan establishes other rules, than those which are stipulated by the legislation the Republic of Uzbekistan about export control then are applied rules of the international treaty.

Article 3. Export control

Export control represents package of measures, aimed at providing the procedure for export established by the legislation on export control from the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan of objects of export control (further - export of objects of export control) legal entities and physical persons.

Article 4. Objects of export control

Objects of export control are goods, the equipment, scientific and technical information, works and services, results of intellectual activities (specified in lists of objects of export control) which owing to properties and features inherent in them can make essential contribution to creation of weapons of mass destruction (nuclear, chemical, bacteriological (biological) and toxin weapon), of means of its delivery (the rockets and other technical means capable to deliver weapons of mass destruction), other types of arms and military equipment.

Lists of objects of export control are subject to publication in accordance with the established procedure.

Article 5. Basic principles of implementation of export control

The basic principles of implementation of export control are:

priority of interests of safety of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

conscientiousness of accomplishment of the international obligations of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

publicity and availability of information on questions of export control.

Article 6. Methods of implementation of export control

Methods of implementation of export control are:

establishment of procedure for export of objects of export control;

monitoring procedure behind procedure for export of objects of export control and their use;

carrying out internal control;

international cooperation in the field of export control.

Article 7. Powers of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the field of export control

Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan:

provides carrying out state policy in the field of export control;

determines procedure for export of objects of export control and their use;

approves lists of objects of export control;

sets restrictions and export bans of objects of export control, including concerning separate foreign states, for the purpose of safety of the Republic of Uzbekistan and accomplishment of the international obligations of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

determines procedure of internal control;

performs other powers according to the legislation.

Article 8. Authorized state body in the field of export control

Authorized state body in the field of export control is the Ministry of Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan (further - authorized body).

Authorized body

in accordance with the established procedure issues the export permit of objects of export control;

coordinates activities of state bodies in the field of export control;

will organize work on informing legal entities and physical persons on procedure for export of objects of export control and their use;

requests documents and the other information necessary for implementation of export control;

issues the commitment letter concerning use of objects of export control of foreign state in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan in stated purposes;

develops suggestions for improvement of the legislation on export control;

performs other powers according to the legislation.

Article 9. Procedure for export of objects of export control and their use

Export of objects of export control and their use is performed according to the procedure, determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

In the cases established by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, export of objects of export control is performed in the presence of the commitment letter of foreign state and (or) legal entities and physical persons of foreign state, being receivers of objects of export control, that the specified objects will not be used for the purpose of creation of weapons of mass destruction and means of its delivery, other types of arms and military equipment.

The authorized body in the cases established by the legislation can impose additional requirements in case of issue of the export permit of objects of export control.

Export of nuclear, chemical and bacteriological (biological) materials, including pathogens and strains of especially dangerous infections which can be used as components for production of weapons of mass destruction is performed in coordination with chambers of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan according to the legislation.

Article 10. Control of procedure for export of objects of export control and their use

Control of procedure for export of objects of export control and their use includes:

customs control when implementing export of objects of export control;

establishment of compliance of exported goods, the equipment, scientific and technical information, works, services, results of intellectual activities to the objects of export control included in lists of objects of export control;

receipt of the commitment letter that the exported objects of export control will not be used for the purpose of creation of weapons of mass destruction and means of its delivery, other types of arms and military equipment, in the cases established by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

monitoring of export of objects of export control and their use;

collection and verification of information on the facts of violation of procedure for export of objects of export control and their use;

application of measures of responsibility to persons which broke established procedure of export of objects of export control and their use.

Article 11. Internal control

Internal control represents package of measures, established by legal entities, on observance of procedure for export of objects of export control and their use.

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