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Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations (SOR/2010-165)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2024-04-24. Previous Versions

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

arms and related material

arms and related material[Repealed, SOR/2016-15, s. 1]

Canadian financial institution

Canadian financial institution has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Bank Act. (institution financière canadienne)


Convention means the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, done at Vienna on April 18, 1961. (Convention)

designated person

designated person[Repealed, SOR/2016-15, s. 1]


Guide has the same meaning as in section 1 of the Export Control List. (Guide)


Iran means the Islamic Republic of Iran and includes

  • (a) any of its political subdivisions;

  • (b) its government and any of its departments or a government or department of its political subdivisions; and

  • (c) any of its agencies or any agency of its political subdivisions. (Iran)

Iranian financial institution

Iranian financial institution[Repealed, SOR/2016-15, s. 1]

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action means the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (S/2015/544) prepared jointly by China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States, with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Iran, on July 14, 2015 and endorsed by the Security Council of the United Nations in Resolution 2231 (2015) of July 20, 2015. (Plan d’action global commun)


Minister means the Minister of Foreign Affairs. (ministre)

mission premises

mission premises has the same meaning as “premises of the mission” in Article 1 of the Convention, and includes the mission’s archives. (locaux de la mission)


pension means a benefit paid under the Old Age Security Act, the Canada Pension Plan or an Act respecting the Quebec Pension Plan, R.S.Q. c. R-9, any superannuation, pension or benefit paid under or in respect of any retirement savings plan or under any retirement plan, any amount paid under or in respect of the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act or the Pension Benefits Division Act, and any other payment made in respect of disability. (pension)

significant interest

significant interest[Repealed, SOR/2016-15, s. 1]

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