Export of textiles otherwise than as transhipment cargo
(1) A registered textiles trader shall ensure that no textiles are exported otherwise than as transhipment cargo, in or on any vessel, aircraft or vehicle, in reliance on an exemption issued to him under regulation 6(3A) until he has-
(a) delivered to the Director, using services provided by a specified body, an export notification in respect of the textiles;
(b) received the reference number assigned to that export notification and sent by the Director under paragraph (2); and
(c) delivered to the export carrier, in electronic form or in paper form, all the particulars contained in, and the reference number of, that export notification and indicated to the export carrier that they are such particulars and reference number.
(2) The Director, on receiving from a registered textiles trader an export notification under paragraph (1)(a) in respect of any textiles-
(a) is to assign a reference number to the notification for the purpose of identifying the notification; and
(b) is to send to the registered textiles trader, using services provided by a specified body, the reference number of the notification.
(3) Any person who contravenes paragraph (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction-
(a) where the offence involves a breach of paragraph (1)(c) only, to a fine at level 2; or
(b) in any other case, to a fine of $500000 and to imprisonment for 2 years.