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Export Control Orders
- Definition of Export Control Orders:
- Export Control Orders are rules set by the government that decide what things can be exported out of the country and the conditions for doing so.
- Government Regulations:
- These orders are put in place by the government to control the export of specific items to other countries.
- Objective of Export Control Orders:
- These rules are aimed at ensuring that sensitive or important goods are not sent out without proper authorization, especially items that can have military, economic, or security implications.
- Types of Restricted Items:
- Export Control Orders usually focus on restricting the export of items like weapons, strategic materials, or goods that could be used for harmful purposes.
- Compliance with Export Control Orders:
- Companies must follow these rules and get the necessary approvals before exporting any goods mentioned in the control orders.
- Connection to the Case:
- In the case of Tarapore & Co., Madras vs. M/S. V/O Tractors Export, Moscow, these Export Control Orders were relevant because they restricted the export of tractor parts, impacting the ability of Tarapore & Co. to fulfill their contract.
- Impact on Contract:
- Due to these export restrictions, Tarapore & Co. couldn’t export the tractor parts as per their contract, and the court acknowledged this as a valid reason for their inability to perform, considering the government’s rules.