Notice to exporters 2019/15: UK exporters fined for unlicensed exports
Published 12 November 2019
Between May and October 2019, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) issued compound penalties between £5,000 and £90,000 to 9 UK exporters. These related to unlicensed exports of dual use goods, military goods and related activity controlled byThe Export Control Order 2008.
HMRChave policy responsibility for enforcing export controls on strategic goods and sanctions, and investigating breaches of those controls. Where appropriate,HMRCcan use their powers to offer a compound penalty in lieu of prosecution.