290. Licences for import or export.

Applications for a licence should be addressed to the appropriate authority, which must1 submit any such application to the scientific authority2 the appropriate authority considers is the best able to advise the appropriate authority as to whether a licence should be issued, and as to its terms3. Having allowed the scientific authority a reasonable time in which to advise the appropriate authority, the appropriate authority may then issue or decline to issue a licence4. Such a licence may be, to any degree, general or specific, may be issued to all persons, to persons of a class or to a