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Missile Technology Control Regime

Statutory Law

22 U.S.C. § 2797c(a)(2) (2010) (Title 22—Chapter 39: Arms Export Control: Control of Missiles and missile Equipment or Technology)

(a) In general.  For purposes of this chapter [22 U.S.C. §§ 2797 et seq.]—
   (2) the term "Missile Technology Control Regime" or "MTCR" means the policy statement, between the United States, the United Kingdom, the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy, Canada, and Japan, announced on April 16, 1987, to restrict sensitive missile-relevant transfers based on the MTCR Annex, and any amendments thereto;