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Firearms Exports Coordination Group Reg.258/2012 (X02990)
Group which operates on a permanent basis
Coordination Group Reg.258/2012
Policy Area:
External Trade
Justice and Home Affairs
Lead DG:
HOME - DG Migration and Home Affairs
Associated DG:
GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Formal, Permanent
The Coordination Group shall examine any question concerning the application of the Reg.258/2012 which may be raised either by the Commisison or by a representative of a Member State
Assist the Commission in relation to the implementation of existing Union legislation, programmes and policies
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
Provides expertise to the Commission when preparing implementing measures, i.e. before the Commission submits these draft measures to a comitology committee
Type D - Member State Authority
Publication in RegExp:
16 Dec 2013
Creating Act:
Reg.(EU) n.258/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2012 implementing art.10 of the United Nations' Protocol against the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms their parts and components and ammunition supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime (UN Firearms Protocol), and establishing export auhtorisation, and import and transit measures for firearms, their parts and component and ammunition. Art.20
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Last updated:
13 Feb 2015
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