Presentation on theme: "HOW TO ADMINISTER CONTROL LISTS"— Presentation transcript:
1 HOW TO ADMINISTER CONTROL LISTS Mr Jurgen ZacnyDirector Defence Trade Control & ComplianceAustralian Department of Defence
2 Export Control Regimes Wassenaar Arrangement (WA)Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)Australia Group (AG)Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) – covered separately
3 Treaties and Conventions Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)Convention for Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW)
4 Control List Munitions Dual-use Defence and related goods and technologyDesigned or adapted for military purposes including parts and accessoriesDual-usecomprises equipment and technologies developed to meet commercial needs but which may be used either as military components or for the development or production of military systems or weapons of mass destruction
5 Control List (2) Munitions List (ML) Categories 1 to 22 Includes: Military platforms and componentsWeapons and ammunitionChemical and biological warfare agentsExplosivesElectronic systems and equipmentSoftware and technology
6 Control List (3) Dual Use List 10 Categories Each category covers: A. Equipment, Assemblies and ComponentsB. Test, Inspection and Production EquipmentC. MaterialsD. SoftwareE. Technology
7 Control List (4) Dual – Use categories Category 0 - Nuclear Materials, Facilities and Equipment covers material, equipment and technologies that are specific to the nuclear industry but which could make a contribution to a nuclear weapon activity or an un-safeguarded nuclear fuel-cycle activity.
8 Control List (5) Dual – Use categories (cont) Category 1 - Materials, Chemicals, Micro-organisms and ToxinsCategory 2 - Materials ProcessingCategory 3 – ElectronicsCategory 4 – ComputersCategory 5 - (Part 1) TelecommunicationsCategory 5 - (Part 2) Information SecurityCategory 6 - Sensors and LasersCategory 7 - Navigation and AvionicsCategory 8 – MarineCategory 9 - Propulsion
9 Updating the Control List Regimes consider changes or new controlsRegimes agree controlsNational adoption of control changesNational implementation of controls
10 Why Update the Control List Adjust control parameter thresholds to reflect technological advanceIntroduce new controls in response to emerging technologiesRemove controls no longer relevant to non-proliferation aimsRestructure and modify existing control text to improve clarity and ease of application
11 Application of Control List Understand the technologyMatch export goods specifications to control listSeek subject matter expert advice if necessary
12 ConclusionGood management and effective application of control lists are essential parts of a best practice export control system.