Archive for the 'TASER export regulations' Category

UK – Official UK policy on the export of Tasers (2012-02-09)

Posted on February 9 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : So the taser isn’t an “instrument of torture”? Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt reiterated the Government’s July 1997 policy on preventing British companies from manufacturing, selling or procuring equipment designed primarily for torture, including portable devices designed or modified for riot control purposes or self-protection that administer an electric-shock. This included […]

UK – Guernsey – Island’s UK delegate attempts to get Taser ammo ban overturned (2011-01-21)

Posted on January 21 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Guernsey “Crown Depdendency” status (that allows its off-shore tax haven status) means taser ammunition can only be exported from the UK with permission from Brussels, which is not approving this easily : Guernsey police authorities are attempting to overcome this ban … ]] The Guernsey Press, By Alexa Rowe THE UK minister […]

TASER Inc. – US Export and foreign sales regulations for tasers (2006-03-16)

Posted on March 16 2006 by admin

TASER INTERNATIONAL – US Export and foreign sales regulations (2006-03-16) Original source: Taser International SEC submission… This excerpt taken from the TASR 10-K filed to the SEC on Mar 16, 2006. Regulation United States Export Regulation Our device systems are considered a crime control product by the United States Department of Commerce. Accordingly, the export […]

WORLD SALES – Trade in the tools of torture: The U.S. government OKs the export of shackles and stun guns (2003-11-16)

Posted on November 16 2003 by admin

US News & World Report, Danielle Knight … The United States has permitted American companies to ship electric-shock weapons and mechanical restraints to 39 countries accused of torturing dissidents and detainees, according to a U.S. News review of export documents and State Department reports. The inquiry established that in the past two years, for instance, […]