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European Union Amends Kimberly Process for Certification of Rough Diamonds

June 17, 2016

The European Commission (EC) has published Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/667, amending the implementation of the Kimberly Process certification scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds.

The new regulation includes a list of competent authorities for each member state and their tasks as stipulated in Council Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002.

The regulation was published in the Official Journal on April 29, 2016 and entered into force the following day.