Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations

Version of section 18 from 2007-12-13 to 2012-04-23:

Marginal note:Import and export

 Sections 3 and 4 do not apply in respect of the following:

  • (a) goods consigned to the Canadian Embassy in Bangkok, international organizations with diplomatic status, United Nations agencies, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement or non-governmental organizations that are involved in humanitarian relief work in Burma, provided that an export permit under the Export and Import Permits Act has been granted for goods exported from Canada to Burma;

  • (b) personal or settlers’ effects that are taken or shipped by an individual leaving Canada or Burma and that are solely for the use of the individual or the individual’s immediate family;

  • (c) supplies exported from Canada to Burma, provided that an export permit under the Export and Import Permits Act has been granted for them, that no property referred to in section 5 is used for their payment, and that those supplies are

    • (i) intended strictly for medical purposes and consigned to a medical facility such as a hospital or clinic, or

    • (ii) composed of foodstuffs intended for human consumption;

  • (d) informational materials, including books and other publications, provided that an export permit under the Export and Import Permits Act has been granted for those goods exported from Canada to Burma, that they do not contain technical data and that no property referred to in section 5 is used for their payment; and

  • (e) personal correspondence including lettermail, printed papers and postcards of a weight not exceeding 250g per item of correspondence.

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