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Amended Council Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 of 31 July 2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilizing the situation in Ukraine.

Regarding the Regulation No 833/2014 of the Council of the European Union, dated July 31, 2014, concerning the restrictive measures imposed by the EU due to Russia’s actions destabilizing the situation in Ukraine, we would like to inform you that Article 12g has been added. Specifically:

  1. When selling, supplying, transferring or exporting to a third country, with the exception of partner countries listed in Annex VIII to this Regulation, goods or technology as listed in Annexes XI, XX and XXXV to this Regulation, common high priority items as listed in Annex XL to this Regulation, or firearms and ammunition as listed in Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 258/2012, exporters shall, as of 20 March 2024, contractually prohibit re-exportation to Russia and re-exportation for use in Russia.
  2. Paragraph 1 shall not apply to the execution of contracts concluded before 19 December 2023 until 20 December 2024 or until their expiry date, whichever is earlier.
  3. In application of paragraph 1, exporters shall ensure that the agreement with the third-country counterpart contains adequate remedies in the event of a breach of a contractual obligation concluded in accordance with paragraph 1.
  4. If the third-country counterpart breaches any of the contractual obligations concluded in accordance with paragraph 1, exporters shall inform the competent authority of the Member State where they are resident or established as soon as they become aware of the breach.
  5. Member States shall inform each other, and the Commission of detected instances of a breach or circumvention of a contractual obligation concluded in accordance with paragraph 1.

You can find the consolidated text of Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 by clicking here.

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