Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on Iran (SOR/2007-44)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2016-02-05. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Certificate — parties to contract
  •  (1) If a party to a contract or a gratuitous transfer becomes a designated person, any party to that contract or transfer may apply to the Minister in writing for a certificate to exempt property from the application of section 3 to permit any party that is not a designated person to receive payments or a transfer or to permit the party that is a designated person to make payments or to complete the transfer.

  • Marginal note:Certificate — time period

    (2) The Minister must issue a certificate within 90 days after receiving the application and at least 10 working days after advising the Security Council of his or her intention to issue the certificate, if it is established that

    • (a) the contract was entered into or the transfer occurred prior to any party becoming a designated person;

    • (b) the contract does not relate to an activity set out in any of subsections 4(1) and (3) to (5); and

    • (c) the payments or transfer are not to be received, directly or indirectly, by a designated person, by a person acting on behalf of, or at the direction of, a designated person or by a person that is owned, held or controlled by a designated person.

  • SOR/2016-14, s. 2.
Marginal note:Mistaken identity
  •  (1) A person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada whose name is the same as or similar to the name of a designated person and that claims not to be that designated person may apply to the Minister in writing for a certificate stating that they are not that designated person.

  • Marginal note:Determination by Minister

    (2) Within 45 days after receiving the application, the Minister must,

    • (a) if he or she is satisfied that the applicant is not the designated person, issue the certificate; or

    • (b) if he or she is not so satisfied, provide notice to the applicant of his or her determination.

  • SOR/2007-105, s. 4;
  • SOR/2016-14, s. 2.

Disclosure of Information

Marginal note:Disclosure by official
  •  (1) An official may, for the purpose of responding to a request from the Security Council, the Joint Commission or the Focal Point for De-listing, disclose personal information to the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Disclosure by Minister

    (2) The Minister may, for the purpose of administering or enforcing these Regulations or fulfilling an obligation under a resolution of the Security Council, disclose personal information to the Security Council, the Joint Commission or the Focal Point for De-listing.

  • SOR/2007-105, s. 4;
  • SOR/2016-14, s. 2.

Legal Proceedings

Marginal note:Prohibition — legal proceedings

 No legal proceedings lie in Canada at the instance of the Government of Iran, of any person in Iran, of a designated person or of any person claiming through or acting on behalf of any such person in connection with any contract or other dealing if its performance was prevented in any way by these Regulations.

  • SOR/2008-118, s. 6(E);
  • SOR/2016-14, s. 2.

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