Export Control News
Public consultation starts on reform of legislation governing export control of dual-use items
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs invites comments on a draft government proposal on amending the Act on Export Control of Dual-use Items and chapter 46 of the Criminal Code. Comments are requested via the Lausuntopalvelu.fi consultation service by Friday 22 December 2023.
Finnish Act on Export Control of Dual-Use Items to be reformed
The Finnish Act on the Export Control of Dual-Use Items will be reformed. At the same time, Finland’s national regulations will be made more compatible with the EU Regulation. In addition, it is proposed that the legislation be updated to ensure that the national regulations meet the needs of the changing operating environment.
Stakeholder event on legislative reform and an export control clinic
On Friday 6 October 2023, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will organise an event where all stakeholders are welcome to come and discuss the project to reform the Act on the Export Control of Dual-Use Items. An export control clinic designed for those who export dual-use items will be organised on the same occasion.