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EU bibliographies: Defence equipment Directives

Published Wednesday, June 27, 2012

This note brings together documents relevant to legislation and the draft directives on EC defence equipment.

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The EC defence procurement Directive (2009/81/EC of 13 July 2009) was implemented in the UK by The Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 SI 2011/1848 with effect from 21 August 2011. The EC intra-Community transfer of defence products Directive (2009/43/EC of 6 May 2009) will be implemented in the UK through an amendment to the Export Control Order 2008. It is the intention to meet the 30 June 2012 deadline for this. This note brings together documents relevant to legislation and the draft directives on EC defence equipment.

Commons Briefing papers SN06369

Author: Emma Clark

Topics: Defence equipment and procurement, EU defence policy, EU law and treaties

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