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Cabinet Decision on the Bill of the Cabinet Order to Partially Revise the Export Trade Control Order

The United Nation Security Council has adopted Resolution 2283 to fully lift the sanction measures over the arms and other embargoes imposed on Cote d’Ivoire.

In response, on July 26, 2016, the Cabinet decided to approve the Bill of the Cabinet Order to Partially Revise the Export Trade Control Order (Cabinet Order No.378 of 1949; hereinafter referred to as the “Export Order”) to delete Cote d’Ivoire from the list of the areas subject to strict export control (areas against which arms and other embargoes have been imposed by the UN Security Council) in accordance with the resolution.

1. Outline of the revision

Targeting the destination included in the areas specified in Appended Table 3-2 of the Export Order, exports are more strictly controlled than those for other areas (Article 4 (1) (iii) and (iv) under the Export Order).

The UN Security Council has adopted Resolution 2283 to fully lift the sanction measures over the arms and other embargoes imposed on Cote d’Ivoire. In response, Japan will delete Cote d’Ivoire from the list of the areas subject to strict export control in accordance with the resolution.

2. Future actions

Promulgation and enforcement: Friday, July 29, 2016

Release date

July 26, 2016

Division in Charge

Security Export Control Administration Division, Trade Control Department, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau

Related Information

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