Goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

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Economic operators and other operators from the EU are not allowed to import or export goods which could be used only for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment or to provide technical assistance in respect of these goods listed in Annex II. An authorisation is required for any export of goods listed in Annex III which could be used for the purpose of torture irrespective of the fact that they can also be used for legal purposes.

All additional information regarding the legislation laying down provisions for the control of trade in certain goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of punishment is available on the website of the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology.

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  • Decree on trade in goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment