The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Manatū Aorere invites you to have your say on proposed changes to Aotearoa New Zealand’s Export Controls regime.
Consultation opens today (11 August) and closes on 14 September.
The Export Controls regime controls the export of strategic and certain other military end-use goods and technology, in line with Aotearoa New Zealand’s domestic and international obligations and commitments.
MFAT is consulting on proposals to clarify the purpose of the Export Controls regime, revise the criteria used to assess export applications and to enhance transparency of the Export Control regime’s operations.
There are a few different ways you can have you say. You can choose to:
Attend a consultation workshop or hui
Consultation events are scheduled for the week of 22 August 2022. If you are interested in attending please register here before 18 August 2022.
Click here to respond to the consultation online by 14 September.
Post a hardcopy of your submission by 14 September to:
Office of the Deputy Chief Executive, Policy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
195 Lambton Quay
Private Bag 18 901
In limited instances, where there is a compelling reason (e.g. commercial sensitivity) it may be possible to arrange an individual discussion with the Ministry to give your feedback on the proposals. In this case, please email ECRreview@mfat.govt.nz and briefly explain your reason for requesting a private meeting.
If you have accessibility needs which make it difficult to have your say using the options above, please email ECRreview@mfat.govt.nz to discuss how MFAT can help.
Please have your say. Your feedback is integral to MFAT’s work to ensure Aotearoa New Zealand has a fit for purpose Export Controls regime.