International Understanding Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 22 USCS § 2797c (9) (b) [Title 22. Foreign Relations And Intercourse; Chapter 39. Arms Export Control; Control of Missiles And Missile Equipment or Technology], for purposes of subsection (a)(3), as it relates to any international understanding concluded with the United States after January 1, 2000, the term international understanding means--

(1) any specific agreement by a country not to export, transfer, or otherwise engage in the trade of any MTCR equipment or technology that contributes to the acquisition, design, development, or production of missiles in a country that is not an MTCR adherent and would be, if it were United States-origin equipment or technology, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States under this Act; or

(2) any specific understanding by a country that, notwithstanding section 73(b) of this Act [22 USCS § 2797b(b)], the United States retains the right to take the actions under section 73(a)(2) of this Act [22 USCS § 2797b(a)(2)] in the case of any export or transfer of any MTCR equipment or technology that contributes to the acquisition, design, development, or production of missiles in a country that is not an MTCR adherent and would be, if it were United States-origin equipment or technology, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States under this Act.