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Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations

Version of section 4.1 from 2013-05-29 to 2016-02-04:

  •  (1) It is prohibited for any person in Canada and any Canadian outside Canada to import, purchase, acquire, ship or tranship any goods that are exported, supplied or shipped from Iran after May 29, 2013, whether the goods originated in Iran or elsewhere.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to

    • (a) any items and arms or related material that are referred to in section 7 of the Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on Iran;

    • (b) goods that are required to be imported, purchased, acquired, shipped or transhipped under a contract entered into before May 29, 2013 provided that

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

    • (d) informational materials, including books and other publications;

    • (e) correspondence, including letters, printed papers and postcards; and

    • (f) any package sent by mail for non-commercial reasons.

  • (3) It is prohibited for any person in Canada and any Canadian outside Canada to provide or acquire marketing services or any financial or other services to, from or for the benefit of, or on the direction or order of, Iran or any person in Iran in respect of the import, purchase, acquisition or shipment of natural gas, crude oil, or any petroleum or petrochemical products, from Iran.

  • SOR/2012-283, s. 5
  • SOR/2013-108, s. 2
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