The U.S. State Department today released for publication in the Federal Register a final rule that amends and adds definitions to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
The ITAR is administered by the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). In April 2016, the DDTC released an interim final rule that included amendments and changes to:
Following a review of comments received with respect to the April 2016 interim final rule, today’s final rule [PDF 228 KB] reflects other amendments are being made to the ITAR—including a revised definition of “retransfer” and making other clarifying revisions. The final rule is effective on September 8, 2016 (the date when it will be published in the Federal Register).
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