Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations

Version of section 19 from 2007-12-13 to 2012-04-23:

Marginal note:Financial services

 Section 8 does not apply in respect of

  • (a) any transaction in respect of the bank accounts of the Embassy of the Union of Myanmar in Ottawa that are used for their regular business;

  • (b) non-commercial remittances of less than $1000 sent to or from Burma or any person in Burma, provided that the funds are not being sent by, to or on behalf of a designated person and the person providing the financial services keeps a record of the transaction;

  • (c) any transaction to international organizations with diplomatic status, United Nations agencies, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement or Canadian non-governmental organizations who have entered into a grant or contribution agreement with the Canadian International Development Agency, for the purpose of pursuing humanitarian relief work in Burma; and

  • (d) any pension payable to a person in Burma who is not a designated person.

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