225. Overseas measures affecting United Kingdom trading interests.

The Protection of Trading Interests Act 1980 provides protection from measures that have been or are proposed to be taken by or under the law of any overseas country for regulating or controlling international trade, which, in so far as they apply or would apply to things done or to be done outside the territorial jurisdiction of that country by persons carrying on business in the United Kingdom, are damaging or threaten to damage the trading interests1 of the United Kingdom2. In such circumstances, the Secretary of State may by order direct that these provisions are to apply to