S.I. No. 291/2019 - European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers Of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2019


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 2nd July, 2019.

I, HEATHER HUMPHREYS, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972) and for the purpose of giving effect to Commission Directive (EU) 2019/514 of 14 March 20191 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products2 , hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.

2. Regulation 2 of the European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 346 of 2011 ) is amended, in paragraph (1), by the substitution of the following definition of ‘Directive’:

‘Directive’ means Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 simplifying the terms and conditions of transfers of defence-related products within the Community as amended by –

a) Commission Directive 2010/80/EU of 22 November 20103 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products,

b) Commission Directive 2012/10/EU of 22 March 20124 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products,

c) Commission Directive 2012/47/EU of 14 December 20125 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products,

d) Commission Directive 2014/18/EU of 29 January 20146 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products,

e) Commission Directive 2014/108/EU of 12 December 20147 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products,

f) Commission Directive (EU) 2016/970 of 27 May 20168 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products,

g) Commission Directive (EU) 2017/433 of 7 March 20179 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products,

h) Commission Directive (EU) 2017/2054 of 8 November 201710 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products,

i) Commission Directive (EU) 2019/514 of 14 March 2019 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of defence-related products.

3. The following Regulations are revoked:

a) European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 535 of 2011 )

b) European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 ( S.I. No. 309 of 2012 )

c) European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 ( S.I. No. 87 of 2013 )

d) European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 ( S.I. No. 176 of 2014 )

e) European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 ( S.I. No. 88 of 2015 )

f) European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 ( S.I. No. 473 of 2016 )

g) European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 ( S.I. No. 268 of 2017 )

h) European Communities (Intra-Community Transfers of Defence Related Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 39 of 2018)

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

27 June, 2019.

HEATHER HUMPREYS,

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation.

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2 OJ L146, 10.06.2009, p.1

3 OJ L308, 24.11.2010, p.11

4 OJ L85, 24.3.2012, p.3

5 OJ L31, 31.1.2013, p.43

6 OJ L40, 11.2.2014, p.20

7 OJ L359, 16.12.2014, p.117

8 OJ L163, 21.06.2016, p.1

9 OJ L70, 15.03.2017, p.1

10 OJ L311, 25.11.2017, p.1