Timber & Timber Products

Businesses buying and selling timber or timber products in the EU Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes will change Actions you can take now Currently, businesses buying and selling timber or timber products in the EU must ensure it is legal, complying with the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and Forest Law Enforcement Governance and […]

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Rough Diamonds

Businesses trading in rough diamonds Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes will change Actions you can take now The international trade in rough diamonds is regulated by the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), which imposes extensive requirements on its members to enable them to certify shipments of rough diamonds as ‘conflict-free’ and prevent conflict […]

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Selling Controlled Goods

Businesses and individuals exporting controlled goods Contents How export processes for controlled goods will change Obtaining a licence Actions you can take now The Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) is responsible for the UK’s system of export controls on: military items dual-use items (items with both civil and military uses) civilian firearms items usable for […]

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Civil Explosives

Businesses trading in civil explosives – Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes will change What this means for your business Actions you can take now Currently anyone importing civil explosives into the EU, or transferring them through the EU, requires an approval from the EU country where the transfer ends. This is called an […]

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Medicines and Medical Devices

Businesses supplying medicines and medical devices Updated 21 December 2018 Contents Medical devices and clinical consumables Medical radio-isotopes Batch testing and clinical trials Manufacturer’s Authorisation licences Actions you can take now If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, people should be reassured and have confidence in the government’s plans for continuity of medicines […]

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Working in Organs Tissues and Cells

UK licensed establishments working with organs, tissues and cells Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes will change Actions you can take now If the UK leaves the EU without any deal on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020), the UK can still import and export organs, tissues and cells from and to EU countries. If you’re a […]

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Traders in Drug Precursors

Traders in drug precursor chemicals Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes will change How to register and apply for licences Actions you can take now If the UK leaves the EU without any deal on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020), EU regulations on trading in drug precursor chemicals would no longer apply to the UK. The […]

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Chemicals from Outside EEA

Producing and exporting chemicals from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) – Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes would change Imports and exports of mercury Actions you can take now Currently, the UK chemicals industry is regulated through a framework largely based on EU legislation and implemented by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). The […]

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Trading Ozone Depleting Substances

If the UK leaves the EU without any deal on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020), the government will maintain the same high standards in regulating fluorinated gases (F-gases) and ozone depleting substances (ODS), which are used as refrigerants, feedstocks for the manufacture of other chemicals, in medical inhalers, fire extinguishers and in a range of other applications. […]

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Shipping Waste

International shipments of waste are currently controlled through a process of prior written consent, allowing countries exporting hazardous waste to verify that destination countries are content to accept shipments and the waste can be managed in an environmentally sound manner at its final destination. EU regulation controls the movement of waste into, within and from […]

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Tariffs No Deal UK Parliament

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Delivery of Customs UK Parliament

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