§ Mr. Robert Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what measures the Government intend to take to ensure the strict implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution Number 418/1977.
§ Mr. Rowlands
Security Council Resolution 418/1977 is being implemented under the existing powers of the Export of Goods (Control) Order 1970, as amended. The necessary amendments will be incorporated in a new Order which wil be made shortly. An order under the United Nations Act 1946, prohibiting grants of licensing arrangements for the manufacture or maintenance of arms and related material, will also be made.