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FRI 24 FEB 2023 | NTE 2023/03: UK exporters issued compound settlements totalling over £3.6 milion for unlicensed strategic exports
During November and December 2022, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) issued compound settlement offers to 4 UK exporters totalling over £3.6 million.
These related to unlicensed exports of dual use goods, military goods and related activity controlled by The Export Control Order 2008.
The 4 settlements made by UK companies were:
- in November 2022, £745,620.00 was paid relating to the unlicensed exports of dual-use goods controlled by The Export Control Order 2008
- in December 2022, £994,074.74 was paid relating to the unlicensed exports of military goods controlled by The Export Control Order 2008
- in December 2022, £1,000.00 was paid relating to the unlicensed trade in military goods controlled by The Export Control Order 2008
- in December 2022, £1,883,442.00 was paid relating to the unlicensed exports of military goods controlled by The Export Control Order 2008
HMRC enforcement policy
HMRC has policy responsibility for enforcing export controls on strategic goods and sanctions and investigating breaches of those controls. Where appropriate, HMRC can use their powers to offer a compound penalty in lieu of a file being prepared and sent to the Crown Prosecution Service.
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