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STRATEGIC TRADE ACT (STA) 2010

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Lantikan Pengawal Baru

Please be informed that Mr. Faizal Mohd Yusof has been appointed as the new Strategic Trade Controller (STC) effective from 11 November 2016....... Read more..


Strategic Trade (Restricted End-Users And Prohibited End-Users) (Amendment) Order 2016

Please be informed that the Strategic Trade (Restricted End-Users and Prohibited End-Users) (Amendment) Order 2016 (2016 Order) was published in the Federal Gazette of Malaysia on 20 June 2016 and comes into operation on 21 June 2016..... Read more..


CUSTOMS CLEARANCE PROCEDURES FOR EXPORTS, TRANSITS, TRANSHIPMENTS AND BROKERING OF AIRCRAFT PARTS AND COMPONENTS

Please be informed that a letter clarifying the Customs clearance procedures for exports, transits, transhipments and brokering of aircraft parts and components under the Strategic Trade Act 2010 (STA) has been issued to the Airfreight Forwarders Association of Malaysia (AFAM). All relevant companies and industries are to refer to the guidelines issued here.


STRATEGIC TRADE (RESTRICTED END USERS AND PROHIBITED END USERS) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 2) ORDER 2014

Please be informed that the Strategic Trade (Restricted End Users And Prohibited End Users) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014 [P.U.(A) 313/2014  was published in the Federal Government Gazette on 20 November 2014 and comes into operation on 21 November 2014.  This Order provides for the addition of one entity from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Part 2 of the Second Schedule of the Restricted End Users and Prohibited End Users under the Strategic Trade Act 2010. Details can be obtained here.

20 November 2014

Strategic Trade Controller
Strategic Trade Secretariat  
Ministry Of International Trade & Industry
Malaysia


IMPLEMENTATION OF TARGETED FINANCIAL SANCTIONS RELATED TO PREVENTION, SUPPRESSION AND DISRUPTION OF PROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION

Background

1. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has imposed certain measures relating to prevention, suppression and disruption of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and its finance via specific resolutions such as  resolutions 1737 (2006), 1718 (2006) and their successors. One of these measures is targeted financial sanctions related to proliferation of WMD.

2. The targeted financial sanctions related to proliferation of WMD consist of:

a. freezing of  property of a designated person (individual and entity) listed under the UNSC sanction lists, as well as any person owned or controlled by that person, or any person acting on behalf of, or at the direction of that person; and

b. prohibition against making such property available to or for the benefit of the aforementioned persons.

Instruments for Implementation of targeted financial sanctions related to proliferation of WMD

3. The targeted financial sanctions related to proliferation of WMD are implemented in Malaysia via the following instruments:

a. Subsidiary legislation under the Strategic Trade Act 2010 (STA)

i. Strategic Trade (United Nations Security Council Resolutions) Regulations 2010

The Regulations specify the measures of the targeted financial sanctions related to WMD to be taken against a designated person listed in the Second Schedule to the Strategic Trade (Restricted End-Users and Prohibited End-Users) Order 2010.

ii. Strategic Trade (Restricted End-Users and Prohibited End-Users) Order 2010

The Second Schedule to this Order provides a list of a designated person, i.e. any individual or entity designated as a prohibited end-user under section 8 of the STA.

iii. Strategic Trade (Delisting of Prohibited End-Users) Regulations 2014

The Regulations provide for the procedures for submission of the delisting petition to the Security Council Committee by a designated person who is in Malaysia and no longer meets the criteria for designation under the respective UNSC sanctions related to proliferation of WMD.

iv. Strategic Trade (Unfreezing of Property in Relation to Prohibited End-Users) Regulations 2014

The Regulations provide for the procedures for the submission of an application to unfreeze the property by a person inadvertently affected by the freezing mechanism on the reason of having the same or similar name with a designated person.

b. Circular of the Controller of Strategic Trade No. 1/2014 on the Guidelines on Application for Access Authorization to Frozen Property

The Circular provides for the procedure for an application for access authorization by a person whose property has been affected by the targeted financial sanctions under Strategic Trade (United Nations Security Council Resolutions) Regulations 2010

4. The following documents are available here:

a. List of a designated person;

b. Strategic Trade (Delisting of Prohibited End-Users) Regulations 2014;

c. Strategic Trade (Unfreezing of Property in Relation to Prohibited End-Users) Regulations 2014;

d. Circular of the Controller of Strategic Trade No. 1/2014 on the Guidelines on Application for Access Authorization to Frozen Property; and

e. Manual Procedure for the implementation of the targeted financial sanctions related to proliferation under the STA


STRATEGIC TRADE (RESTRICTED END USERS AND PROHIBITED END USERS) (AMENDMENT) ORDER 2014

Please be informed that the Strategic Trade (Restricted End Users And Prohibited End Users) (Amendment) Order 2014 [P.U. (A) 88/2014] has been published in the Federal Government Gazette on 4 April 2014 and comes into operation on 7 April 2014. This Order provides for additional list of Restricted End Users and Prohibited End Users under the Strategic Trade Act 2010. Details can be obtained here.

4 April 2014
Strategic Trade Controller
Strategic Trade Secretariat
Ministry Of International Trade & Industry
Malaysia


STRATEGIC TRADE (STRATEGIC ITEMS)(AMENDMENT) ORDER 2014

Please be informed that the Strategic Trade (Strategic Items) (Amendment) Order 2014 [P.U. (A) 60/2014] has been published in the Federal Government Gazette on 28 Februari 2014. This Order comes into operation on 1 April 2014. The new Schedule of Strategic Items is as per Lampiran A.

2. Permits issued under the Strategic Trade (Strategic Items) Order 2010 [P.U. (A) 485/2010] are still valid and in force until the validity period of the permits expire. The Strategic Trade (Strategic Items) (Amendment) Order 2014 will only be enforced for permit applications received on or after 1 April 2014.

1 March 2014
Strategic Trade Controller
Strategic Trade Secretariat
Ministry Of International Trade & Industry
Malaysia


APPOINTMENT OF NEW CONTROLLER

Please be informed that, with effect from 27 June 2013, Mr. Muthafa Yusof is appointed as the new Strategic Trade Controller (STC) as Mr. Mohamed Shahabar Abdul Kareem, the former STC, has been promoted to head another Division in MITI.

Mr. Muthafa Yusof can be contacted at:

Telephone: 03-6200 0516
Email : muthafa@miti.gov.my
Fax : 03- 6205 2264


CIRCULAR ON MOVEMENT OF STRATEGIC/ UNLISTED ITEMS BETWEEN PRINCIPAL CUSTOMS AREA AND A FREE ZONE, LABUAN, LANGKAWI OR TIOMAN EFFECTIVE 27 MARCH 2012

Please be informed that a Circular regarding movement of strategic goods/ unlisted items between Principal Customs Area and Free Zones, Labuan, Langkawi or Tioman can be obtained here.


CIRCULAR ON THE IMPLEMENTATION AND PERMIT VALIDATION UNDER THE STRATEGIC TRADE ACT 2010 (STA) THROUGH ePERMIT SYSTEM AND SISTEM MAKLUMAT KASTAM (SMK)

Please be informed that beginning 1 March 2012, SMK will validate STA Permits. A copy of the Circular can be obtained here.


CIRCULAR ON THE AMENDMENTS TO THE STRATEGIC TRADE REGULATIONS 2010 (P.U.(A)482/2010) EFFECTIVE 9 DECEMBER 2011 

Please be informed that there were amendments to the Strategic Trade Regulations 2010 which came into force on 1 December 2011. A copy of the Circular can be obtained from here.


ONLINE PERMIT APPLICATION UNDER THE STRATEGIC TRADE ACT (STA) 2010

Effective 1 July 2011, online application* for all permits under the Strategic Trade Act (STA) 2010 have to be made via www.mytradelink.gov.my.

* Prior to permit application, online registration is required.Further information on the process flow of registration and permit application is available at MITI's website


STRATEGIC TRADE ACT 2010, REGULATIONS AND ORDERS

Kindly be informed that:

A copy of the Strategic Trade Act 2010, Regulations and Orders can be purchased from:

Kedai Buku
Percetakan Nasional Berhad
Jalan Chan Sow Lin
50554 KUALA LUMPUR

Tel No. : 03-9236 6912, 03-9236 6913
Fax No.: 03-9223 0397
it is also available upon subscription at http://www.lawnet.com.my/lawnetPublic/ Compilation of STA 2010, Regulations and Orders published by the Attorney General's Chambers (AGC) Malaysia is also available and can be purchased by the public.


Last Updated 2017-01-13 15:50:36 by Azuna Hasbullah atau Abd Rahman

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