On 15 September 2020, the Commission issued a notice to stakeholders regarding the UK withdrawal and EU rules in the field of firearms.
On 17 September 2019, the Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1560 of 16 September 2019 amending Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment has been published on the Official Journal of the European Union(OJ L 239/16 of 19.09.2019).
On 5 June 2019, EU ambassadors agreed the Council’s negotiating position on a proposed recast of the regulation setting up a regime for the controls of exports, brokering, technical assistance, transit and transfer of dual-use items.
Regulation (EU) 2019/880 of the European Parliament and of the Council Of 17 April 2019on the introduction and the import of cultural goods has been published on the official Journal of the European Union (OJ L 151/1 of 7/06/19) and it will enter into force on the twentieth day following the publication on the OJ
The annexed table sums up legislation in force in Belgium for the following categories of controlled items :Conventional weapons; Dual-use goods and technologies; Goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degradating treatement or punishment.