Society for International Affairs

Educating the International Trade Community on Export and Import Process


ITAR Changes May 2020 to Aug 2020

 

Differences from May 2020 version:

22 C.F.R. Chapter 1, Sub-chapter M, Parts 120-130

Amended through 85 Fed. Reg. 44188 (July 22, 2020)

Printed August 2020

 

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Amended through 85 Fed. Reg. 44188 (July 22, 2020)

Printed August 2020

 

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 2020 ITAR Amendments

Jan. 14, 2020: 85 FR 2020 amended three maximum penalty values in part 127.10(a).

Jan. 23, 2020: 85 FR 3819, final rule effective Mar. 9, 2020, amended § 121.1, USML Categories I, II, and III, and numerous related sections.

July 22, 2020: 85 FR 44188, amended § 126.1(u) Central African Republic.

 

Page 72: Cat. XI, paragraph (a)(3)(ix).  Delete current text and replace it with:

 

(ix)  [Reserved]

 

5. Pages 206-207: § 126.1(u) Central African Republic.  Delete current text and replace it with:

(u) Central African Republic. It is the policy of the United States to deny licenses or other approvals for exports or imports of defense articles and defense services destined for or originating in the Central African Republic, except that a license or other approval may be issued, on a case-by-case basis, for:

(1) Defense articles intended solely for the support of or use by the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) and the European Union training missions deployed to the Central African Republic; French forces within the provisions of their bilateral agreement with the Central African Republic and the limits of their capacities and areas of deployment, and other Member States’ forces providing training and assistance as notified in advance to the Committee of the Security Council concerning the Central African Republic;

(2) Non-lethal equipment and the provision of assistance, including operational and non-operational training to the Central African Republic security forces, including state civilian law enforcement institutions, intended solely for the support of or use in the Central African Republic process of security sector reform, in coordination with MINUSCA, and as notified in advance to the Committee of the Security Council concerning the Central African Republic;

(3) Supplies brought into the Central African Republic by Chadian or Sudanese forces solely for their use in international patrols of the tripartite force to enhance security in the common border areas, in cooperation with MINUSCA, as approved in advance by the Committee of the Security Council concerning the Central African Republic;

(4) Non-lethal military equipment and related technical assistance or training intended solely for humanitarian and protective use, as notified in advance to the Committee of the Security Council concerning the Central African Republic;

(5) Personal protective equipment temporarily exported to the Central African Republic by United Nations personnel, representatives of the media, and humanitarian and developmental workers and associated personnel, for their personal use only;

(6) Small arms and related equipment intended solely for use in international-led patrols providing security in the Sangha River Tri-national Protected Area and by armed wildlife rangers of the Chinko Project and the Bamingui-Bangoran National Park to defend against poaching, smuggling of ivory and arms, and other activities contrary to the laws of the Central African Republic or its international legal obligations, as notified in advance to the Committee of the Security Council concerning the Central African Republic;

(7) Defense articles with a caliber of 14.5mm or less, and ammunition and components specially designed for such weapons, and defense articles that are unarmed ground military vehicles and ground military vehicles mounted with weapons with a caliber of 14.5mm or less, to the Central African Republic security forces, including state civilian law enforcement institutions, and intended solely for the support of or use in the Central African Republic security sector reform process, as notified in advance to the Committee of the Security Council concerning the Central African Republic;

(8) Defense articles and any related lethal equipment that are not listed in (u)(7) to the Central African Republic security forces, including state civilian law enforcement institutions, and intended solely for the support of or use in the Central African Republic process of security sector reform, as approved in advance by the Committee of the Security Council concerning the Central African Republic; or

(9) Other sales or supply of defense articles and related materiel, or provision of assistance or personnel, as approved in advance by the Committee of the Security Council concerning the Central African Republic.

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