1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

   3.   Appointment of Exports Controller and assistant controllers.

   4.   Prohibition of export-controlled goods except under licence.

   5.   Open general licence.

   6.   Application for export licence.

   7.   Issue of export licence.

   8.   Special provision regarding issue of export licence.

   9.   Validity of licence.

   10.   Extension of licence in particular cases.

   11.   Cancellation of licence.

   12.   Production of export licence.

   13.   Offence not to comply with conditions of licence.

   14.   False information.

   15.   Prohibition of transfer of licence.

   16.   Prohibition of exports.

   17.   Export licence does not authorise exportation of prohibited goods.

   18.   Cases in which export licence is not required.

   19.   Penalty.

   20.   Offences committed by company, firm, etc.

   21.   Powers of entry.

   22.   Directions by Exports Controller.



An Act to make provision for the control of exports and related matters.

[27th December, 1950]
[G.N. No. 296 of 1950]

Ords. Nos.
34 of 1950
11 of 1951
40 of 1956
[R.L. Cap. 293]
C.A. Act No. 2 of 1962
G.N. No. 147 of 1965

1.   Short title

   (1) This Act may be cited as the Export Control Act.

   (2) [Repealed by Ordinance No. 40 of 1956.]

2.   Interpretation C.A. Act No. 2 of 1962 s. 8(b)">

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "Controller" means the person appointed by the President to be the Exports Controller under section 3 and includes his duly authorised representative;

   "export" with its grammatical variations and cognate expressions, means the conveyance of goods from any place within Tanzania to any place outside Tanzania;

   "export-controlled goods" means goods declared to be export-controlled goods under subsection (1) of section 4;

   "export licence" means an export licence issued or deemed to have been issued under section 7;

   "goods" includes all kinds of movable or personal property, including animals;

   "open general licence" means an open general licence issued under section 5 of this Act.

3.   Appointment of Exports Controller and assistant controllers C.A. Act No. 2 of 1962 s. 8(b)">

   (1) The President may appoint an Exports Controller and the Exports Controller may appoint assistant exports controllers for the purposes of this Act.

   (2) The Controller may delegate to any Assistant Exports Controller all or any of his powers, duties and functions under this Act either generally or in any particular area of the United Republic of Tanzania or during such times or for such purposes as the Controller may direct, and may at any time revoke or vary such delegation:

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