Section 14A in The Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992

Title: Controls on export of specified goods, services and technology

Description: 1[14A. Controls on export of specified goods, services and technology.-- (1) In regard to controls on export of specified goods, services and technology referred to in this Chapter, the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005 (21 of 2005) shall apply to exports, transfers, re-transfers, brought in transit, trans-shipment of, and brokering in specified goods, technology or services. (2) All terms, expressions or provisions of the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005 (21 of 2005) shall apply to the specified goods, services or technology with such exceptions, modifications and adaptations as may be specified by the Central Government by notification in the Official Gazette. (3) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct that any of the provisions of this Chapter— (a) shall not apply to any goods, services or technologies, or (b) shall apply to any goods, services or technologies with such exceptions, modifications and adaptations as may be specified in the notification.] 1 . Ins. by s. 15, ibid. (w.e.f.27-8-2010).

Title: Transfer controls

Description: 1[14B. Transfer controls.--(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules in conformity with the provisions of the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005 (21 of 2005) for, or, in connection with, the imposition of controls in relation to transfer of specified goods, services or technology. (2) No goods, services or technology notified under this Chapter shall be exported, transferred, re-transferred, brought in transit or transshipped except in accordance with the provisions of this Act, the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005 (21 of 2005) or any other relevant Act.] 1. Ins. by s. 15, ibid. (w.e.f.27-8-2010).

Title: Catch-all controls

Description: 1[14C. Catch-all controls.--No person shall export any material, equipment or technology knowing that such material, equipment or technology is intended to be used in the design or manufacture of a biological weapon, chemical weapon, nuclear weapon or other nuclear explosive device, or in their missile delivery systems.] 1. Ins. by s. 15, ibid. (w.e.f.27-8-2010).

Title: Suspension or cancellation of a licence

Description: 1[14D. Suspension or cancellation of a licence.--The Director General or an officer authorised by him may, by order, suspend or cancel a licence to import or export of specified goods or services or technology without giving the holder of the licence a reasonable opportunity of being heard but such person shall be given a reasonable opportunity of being heard within six months of such order and thereupon the Director General or the officer so authorised may, if necessary, by order in writing, confirm, modify or revoke such order.] 1. Ins. by s. 15, ibid. (w.e.f.27-8-2010).

Title: Offences and penalties

Description: 1[14E. Offences and penalties.--(1) In case of a contravention relating to specified goods, services or technologies, the penalty shall be in accordance with the provisions of the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005 (21 of 2005). (2) Where any person contravenes or attempts to contravene or abets, any of the provision(s) of this Chapter in relation to import or export of any specified goods or services or technology, he shall, without prejudice to any penalty which may be imposed on him, be punishable with imprisonment for a term stipulated in the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005 (21 of 2005). (3) No court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under this Chapter without the previous sanction of the Central Government or any officer authorised in this behalf by the Central Government by general or special order.] 1. Ins. by s. 15, ibid. (w.e.f.27-8-2010).