Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations

Version of section 3.1 from 2013-05-29 to 2016-02-04:


 Section 3 does not apply in respect of

  • (a) loan repayments to any person in Canada, or any Canadian abroad, in respect of loans entered into before July 22, 2010, enforcement of security in respect of those loans, or payments by guarantors guaranteeing those loans;

  • (b) pension payments to any person in Canada or any Canadian abroad;

  • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2012-283, s. 3]

  • (d) any transaction in respect of any account at a financial institution held by a diplomatic mission, if the transaction is required in order for the mission to fulfil its diplomatic functions as set out in Article 3 of the Convention or, if the diplomatic mission has been temporarily or permanently recalled, when the transaction is required in order to maintain the mission premises;

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

  • (f) any transactions necessary for a Canadian to transfer to a non-designated person any accounts, funds or investments of a Canadian held by a designated person on the day on which that person became a designated person; and

  • (g) financial services required in order for a designated person to obtain legal services in Canada with respect to the application of any of the prohibitions set out in these Regulations.

  • SOR/2011-268, s. 2;
  • SOR/2012-283, s. 3;
  • SOR/2013-108, s. 1.
Date modified: