Whereas the Governor in Council is of the opinion that the situation in Iran constitutes a grave breach of international peace and security that has resulted or is likely to result in a serious international crisis;
And whereas it appears to the Governor in Council to be necessary to make regulations for enabling the measures set out in that resolution to be effectively applied;
Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, pursuant to subsections 4(1) to (3) of the Special Economic Measures Acta, makes the annexed Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations.
S.C. 1992, c. 17
1. (1) The definitions arms and related material, designated person,Iranian financial institution and significant interest in section 1 of the Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations1 are repealed.
(2) The definition Iran in section 1 of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
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)
2 (1) The portion of section 2 of the Regulations before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:
2 A person whose name is listed in Schedule 1 is a person who is in Iran, or is a national of Iran who does not ordinarily reside in Canada, and in respect of whom the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to believe is
(2) Paragraph 2(c) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
- (c) an associate or family member of a person referred to in paragraph (a) or (b);
(3) Paragraph 2(e) of the English version of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
- (e) a senior official of an entity referred to in paragraph (d).
3 Sections 3 and 3.1 of the Regulations are replaced by the following:
3 It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to
- (a) deal in any property, wherever situated, that is owned, held or controlled by a listed person or by a person acting on behalf of a listed person;
- (b) enter into or facilitate any transaction related to a dealing referred to in paragraph (a);
- (c) provide any financial or related service in respect of a dealing referred to in paragraph (a);
- (d) make any goods, wherever situated, available to a listed person or to a person acting on behalf of a listed person; or
- (e) provide any financial or related service to a listed person or to a person acting for the benefit of a listed person.
3.1 Section 3 does not apply with respect to
- (a) pension payments to any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada;
- (b) any transaction in respect of any account held by a diplomatic mission at a financial institution, 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, if the transaction is required in order to maintain the mission premises;
- (c) any transaction with any international organizations with diplomatic status, with any United Nations agencies, with the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, or with any Canadian non-governmental organizations that have entered into a grant or contribution agreement with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development;
- (d) the transfer of any accounts, funds or investments held on behalf of a Canadian by a listed person on the day on which that person’s name was listed to any person who is not a listed person;
- (e) any dealings with respect to loan repayments made by a listed person on loans entered into before the day on which that person’s name was listed to any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada who is not a listed person;
- (f) the exercise of a right by a person who is not a listed person with respect to a listed person’s property that is subject to a lien, a mortgage or security interest, a hypothec or prior claim, or a charge; or
- (g) financial services required in order for a listed person to obtain legal services in Canada with respect to the application of any of the prohibitions set out in these Regulations.
4 Section 4 of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
4 (1) It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to export, sell, supply or ship any of the goods listed in Schedule 2, wherever situated, to Iran, to a person in Iran, or to a person for the purposes of a business carried on in or operated from Iran.
(2) It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to transfer, provide or disclose to Iran or any person in Iran any technical data related to the goods listed in Schedule 2.
5 Sections 4.1 to 8 of the Regulations are replaced by the following:
8 It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to do anything that causes, facilitates or assists in, or is intended to cause, facilitate or assist in, any act or thing prohibited by sections 3 and 4.
6 (1) The portion of section 8.1 of the Regulations before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:
8.1 Sections 4 and 8 do not apply to 8.1
(2) Subparagraph 8.1(c)(iii) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
- (iii) the provision of food, medicine and medical supplies.
7 (1) The portion of section 9 of the Regulations before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:
9 The following entities must determine on a continuing basis whether they are in possession or control of property that is owned, held or controlled by or on behalf of a listed person:
(2) Paragraph 9(a) of the French version of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
- a) les banques étrangères autorisées, au sens de l’article 2 de la Loi sur les banques, dans le cadre des activités qu’elles exercent au Canada et les banques régies par cette loi;
8 Section 10 of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
10 (1) Every person in Canada and every Canadian outside Canada must disclose without delay to the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police or to the Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service
- (a) the existence of property in their possession or control that they have reason to believe is owned, held or controlled by or on behalf of a listed person; and
- (b) any information about a transaction or proposed transaction in respect of property referred to in paragraph (a)
(2) No proceedings under the Special Economic Measures Act and no civil proceedings lie against a person for a disclosure made in good faith under subsection (1).
9 The heading before section 11 of the English version of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
Application to No Longer Be a Listed Person
10 (1) Subsection 11(1) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
11 (1) A listed person may apply to the Minister in writing to have their name removed from Schedule 1.
(2) Subsection 11(5) of the English version of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
(5) If there has been a material change in circumstances since the last application was submitted, a person may submit another application under subsection (1).
11 Section 12 of the Regulations is replaced by the following:
12 (1) A person whose name is the same as or similar to the name of a listed person and that claims not to be that listed person may apply to the Minister in writing for a certificate stating that they are not that listed person.
(2) If it is established that the person is not a listed person, the Minister must issue a certificate to the applicant within 30 days after receiving the application.
12 Schedules 1 to 3 to the Regulations are replaced by the Schedules 1 and 2 set out in the schedule to these Regulations.
Application Prior to Publication
13 For the purpose of paragraph 11(2)(a) of the Statutory Instruments Act, these Regulations apply before they are published in the Canada Gazette.
Coming into Force
14 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.
(Section 2 and subsection 11(1))PersonsEntities - Part 1
- Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO)
- Aerospace Research Institute
- Alp Company (PJS)
- Ana Trading Company
- Armed Forces Geographical Organization
- Bank Saderat
- Boweir Sanaat
- Defence Industries Organization Training and Research Institute
- DEMCO, Designing Engineering & Manufacturing Co.
- Designing, Engineering & Manufacturing Development of Iran Khodro Co. (DEMICO) Heavy Metal Industries (HMI)
- Ecxir Trading Company (ETC)
- Esfahan Chemical Industries
- Esfahan Steel Co.
- Ettehad Aluminat Industrial Production Co.
- Everend Asia Co. Machines & Indus. Services
- Fan Pardazan
- Farj Marine Industries
- Ghavifekr Technical and Industrial Group
- Hara Institute
- Helal Company
- Iman Hossein University
- Institute of Applied Physics
- Iran Aircraft Industries (IACI)
- Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industries (also known as IAMI, IAMCO, HESA, HASA, Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Company, Iran Aircraft Mfg. In. Co., Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industries Corporation, Havapeyma Sazhran, Hava Payma Sazi-E Iran, Havapeyma Sazi Iran, HESA Trade Center and Karkhanejate Sanaye Havapaymaie Iran)
- Iran Communications Industries (ICI)
- Iran Electronics Industries (IEI)
- Iran Tractor Manufacturing Company
- Iran Transfo Company
- Iran Uranium Enrichment Company
- Iranian Army
- Iranian Committee for the Reconstruction of Lebanon
- Iranian Navy
- Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST)
- Iranian Space Agency
- IRGC Air Force (and IRGC Air Force Missile Command)
- IRGC Logistics and Procurement
- IRGC Missile Command
- IRGC Navy
- Isfahan Optics Industry (EOI) (IOI)
- Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
- Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting
- Jahad Engineering Services Co.
- Javedan Mehr Toos
- Kanavaran Mining And Industrial Co
- Khatem-ol Anbiya Construction Organisation
- Mapna Co.
- Marine Industries Organization (MIO)
- Mavadkaran Jahed Noavar Co. (also known as Mavad Karan and Mavad Karan Jahad-e-No’avar)
- Mechanic Industries Group
- Mehr Engineering and Industrial Group
- Meisami Research and Development Complex
- Ministry of Defence Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL)
- Missile Industries Group
- N.A.B. Export Co.
- Naserin Vahid
- Noavin Ltd.
- Nouavar Shad Co. Ltd
- Oil Turbocompressor Engineering Co. (OTEC)
- Palayesh Niroo
- Parashnoor Photonics Co. (also known as Parashnoor Laser & Electro-Optic Co.)
- Pars Switch Co.
- Pars Tablo
- Passive Defence Organization
- Pasteur Institute of Iran
- Physics Research Center (PHRC)
- Pouya Aflak Sepher
- Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute in the Ministry of Jahad
- SABA Battery Mfg. Co.
- SABA Machinery Supplying Co.
- Saba Niroo
- SANAM Electronics Co. (Shahid Shahabady Industrial Complex)
- Shahid Beheshti University, Department of Engineering
- Shahid Sattari Air Force University
- Shian Co.
- Shiller Novin
- Shiroudi Industries
- South Industrial Power
- State Purchasing Organization
- Three Star Services Co. (T.S.S. Co.)
- TSS Co.
- Turbine Blade Engineering and Manufacturing Co. (PARTO)
- Turbine Engine Manufacturing Industries (TEM)
- Valfajr 8th Shipping Line Co. SSK
- Zolal Iran Co.
- Advanced Fibres Development Company
- Ansar Bank
- Aras Farayande
- Arfa Paint Company (also known as Arfeh Company)
- Ashtian Tablo (also known as Bals Alman)
- Azarab Industries
- Bonyad Taavon Sepah
- Electronic Components Industries (ECI)
- ESNICO (Equipment Supplier for Nuclear Industries Corporation)
- Etemad Amin Invest Company Mobin
- Fajr Aviation Composite Industries
- Farasepehr Engineering Company
- Fulmen (also known as Fulmen Company)
- Hirbod Co.
- Hosseini Nejad Trading Company
- Industrial Development & Renovation Organization (IDRO)
- Iran Centrifuge Technology Company
- Iran Marine Industrial Company (SADRA)
- Iran Saffron Company
- Iranian Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO)
- Marou Sanat
- Mehr Bank
- Neda Industrial Group
- Neka Novin
- Noavaran Pooyamoj
- Parto Sanat Company
- Paya Partov (also known as Paya Parto)
- Pouya Control
- Sepanir Oil and Gas Energy Engineering Company
- Shahid Ahmad Kazemi Industrial Group
- Shahid Beheshti University (SBU)
- Shakhese Behbud Sanat
- Shetab Gaman
- Shetab Trading
- South Way Shipping Agency Company Limited
- Taghtiran (also known as Taghtiran Kashan Company)
- Tajhiz Sanat Shayan (TSS)
- Technology Cooperation Office (TCO) of the Iranian President’s Office
- Tidewater Middle East Co.
- Y.A.S. Company Limited
- 7Yasa Part
- Turbine Engineering and Manufacturing (TEM) (also known as TEM Co.)
- Behnam Sahriyari Trading Company
- Basij-e Mostazafan (also known as Sazman-e Basij-e Mostazafan and the Basij)
- DIFACO (also known as Dibagaran Farayand)
- Iran Pooya (also known as Iran Pouya)
- Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (also known as IRGC, Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, Iranian Revolutionary Guards, IRG and Sepah-e Pasdaran-e Enghelab-e Eslami)
- Jahan Tech Rooyan Pars
- Mandegar Baspar Asia (also known as Mandegar Baspar Fajr Asia)
- Negan Parto Khevar
- Niksa Nirou
- Sazeh Morakab
- Sharif University of Technology, Department of Engineering
- Tarh O Palayesh
- The Iranian Institute for Composite Materials
- Atomic Fuel Development Engineering Company (MATSA)
- Baghyatollah Medical Sciences
University (BMSU) (also known as Bagiatollah
Medical Sciences University, Baghiatollah Medical Sciences University,
Baqyatollah Medical Sciences University,
Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University,
Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences and Baqiatollah Medical Sciences University)
- Bank Hekmat Iranian
- Explosion and Impact Technology Research Centre
- Mahan Air
- Mobarakeh Esfahan Steel Company
- Mowj Nasr Gostar Communications and Electronics Company
- Ofogh Toseeh Saberin Engineering Company
- Oil Pension Fund Investment Company
- Pardis Sabz Mellal Company
- Pars Amayesh Sanaat Kish (also known as PASK, Vacuumkaran, Vacuum Karan and Vacuum Karan Co.)
- Pishro Systems Research Company (also known as Pishro Company, Advanced Systems Research Company, ASRC, Center for Advanced Systems Research and CRAS)
- Samen AlAiemeh Credit Cooperative (also known as Samen Credit Cooperative)
- Tehran Gostaresh Company (also known as Tehran Gostaresh Co. PJS)
- Toseeh Etemad Investment Company
- Navid Composite Material Company
- Bank Sepah
- Abdolreza Abedzadeh
- Ali Akbarpour Jamshidian
- Ali Fazli
- Farhoud Masoumian
- Gholam Reza Jalali Farahani
- Gholamhossein Ramezani
- Heydar Moslehi
- Hossein Hamadani
- Hossein Nejat
- Hossein Taeb
- Javad Darvish-Vand
- Kamran Daneshju
- Mohammad Ali Jafari
- Mohammad Pakpour
- Mohammad Shafi’i Rudsari
- Mostafa Mohammad Najjar
- Rostam Qasemi
- Sekhavatmand Davudi
- Seyyed Mahdi Farahi
- Yadollah Javani
- Abdul Reza Shahlai
- Ali Gholam Shakuri
- Hamed Abdollahi
- Manssor Arbabsiar
- Ali Ashraf Nouri
- Hojatoleslam Ali Saidi (also known as Hojjat-al-Eslam Ali Saidi and Hojjat-al-Eslam Ali Saeedi)
- Amir Ali Haji Zadeh (also known as Amir Ali Hajizadeh)
- Ali Bakhshayesh
- Ali Fadavi
- Ali Hosynitash
- Ayatollah Ibrahimi
- Ebrahim Mahmoudzadeh
- Mojtaba Haeri
- Parviz Fatah
- Parviz Khaki
- Hossein Pournaghshand
- Rahim Reza Farghadani
- Seyed Mirahmad Nooshin
- Seyed Mohammad Hashemi
- Sayyed Javad Musavi
- Mehrdada Akhlaghi Ketabachi
1. Aerodynamic particle size measuring equipment: Any equipment designed to measure in real time the aerodynamic particle size of aerosols in the range of 0.1 to 50 micrometers.
2. Aerosol generators: Any equipment capable of producing aerosols of radioactive, chemical or biological materials with aerodynamic particle sizes in the range of 0.1 to 50 micrometres.
3. Aluminum and aluminum alloy products: Piping, tubing, fittings, flanges, forging, castings, valves, any unfinished products in any form and any waste or scrap that are made of aluminum and its alloys that are not specified in the Export Control List.
4. Argon ion lasers: Argon ion lasers that are not specified in the Export Control List and have an average output power equal to or greater than 5 W.
5. Autoclaves (double-ended): Double-ended or pass-through autoclaves with internal volume greater than 1 m3, bioseal, interlocking doors, warning lights or audible alarms.
6. Automated take-off or landing systems: Systems that are usable in the systems specified in entry 6-1.A.2 of the Guide and are capable of operating vehicles with a stall speed in excess of 30 knots.
7. Batch centrifuges: Batch centrifuges with a rotor capacity of 25 L or greater, usable with biological material.
8. Bellows-sealed scroll compressors and vacuum pumps:
- The following vacuum pumps:
- turbomolecular pumps having a flow-rate equal to or greater than 400 l/s;
- Roots-type roughing pumps having a volumetric aspiration flow-rate greater than 200 m³/hr;
- bellows-sealed, scroll, dry pumps; and
- bellows-sealed, scroll, dry compressor pumps.
- Vacuum pumps that are not specified in the Export Control List and that
- are suitable for corrosive fluids;
- have a maximum flow-rate greater than 5 m³/hr, measured under standard temperature and pressure conditions of 273 K (0°C) and 101.3 kPa, respectively; and
- are pumps in which all surfaces that may come into direct contact with fluids consist of stainless steel, aluminium alloy or a combination of the two.
9. Decanning and decladding equipment: Mechanical equipment designed or usable for decanning or decladding spent nuclear reactor fuel as part of a fuel processing process.
10. Drum drying equipment: Any drum drying equipment capable of producing dry particles of radioactive, chemical or biological materials with aerodynamic particle sizes in the range of 0.1 to 50 micrometres.
11. Electrical power supply units and transformers: High voltage direct current power supply units that are not specified in the Export Control List and
- are capable of continuously producing 10 kV or more over a period of 8 hours, with output power of 5 kW or more with or without sweeping; and
- have current or voltage stability better than 0.1% over a period of 4 hours.
12. Electrolytic cells for fluorine products: Electrolytic cells that are not specified in the Export Control List that
- are used for fluorine production; and
- have an output capacity greater than 100 g of fluorine per hour.
13. Fibrous or filamentary materials: The following fibrous or filamentary materials or prepregs that are not specified in the Export Control List:
- carbon or aramid fibrous or filamentary materials having either
- a specific modulus exceeding 10 x 10^6 m, or
- a specific tensile strength exceeding 17 x 10^4 m;
- glass fibrous or filamentary materials having either
- a specific modulus exceeding 3.18 x 10^6 m, or
- a specific tensile strength exceeding 76.2 x 10^3 m; and
- thermoset resin-impregnated continuous yarns, rovings, tows and tapes with a width of 15 mm or less (prepregs), made for carbon or glass fibrous or filamentary materials.
14. Flow-forming machines: Flow-forming machines and spin-forming machines capable of flow-forming functions and mandrels, as follows:
- machines that have three or more rollers and that can be equipped with numerical control units or a computer control; and
- rotor-forming mandrels designed to form cylindrical rotors with an inside diameter between 75 and 400 mm.
15. Frequency changers (inverters) and specially designed software for them:
- Frequency changers that
- have multiphase frequency output;
- are capable of providing power of 40 W or greater;
- are capable of operating anywhere between 600 and 2000 Hz; and
- have frequency control less than 0.2%.
- Specially designed software for these frequency changers.
16. Glove boxes: Any glove boxes or similar devices with remote manipulators that can provide the operator with protection from radiation or radioactive materials.
17. Heat treatment and sintering furnaces: Controlled-atmosphere heat treatment furnaces capable of operation at temperatures above 400°C.
18. HEPA filters: HEPA filters of a frame area of 0.0625 m2 or larger with a DOP rating of 99.997% (at 0.3 micron) or higher.
19. High speed cameras: Electronic framing cameras having a speed exceeding 1000 frames per second.
20. Lead in sheets or blocks/bricks: Must be suitable for use in shielding.
21. Magnetic alloys in thin strip form: Magnetic alloy materials in sheet or thin strip form with a thickness of 0.1 mm or less, made of iron-chromium-cobalt, iron-cobalt-vanadium, iron-chromium-cobalt-vanadium or iron-chromium.
22. Mass spectrometers: The following mass spectrometers that are not specified in the Export Control List that are capable of measuring ions of 200 atomic mass units or more and have a resolution of better than 2 parts in 200:
- inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometers (ICP/MS);
- glow discharge mass spectrometers (GDMS);
- thermal ionization mass spectrometers (TIMS);
- electron bombardment mass spectrometers with a source chamber constructed from, lined with or plated with, materials resistant to corrosion by UF6;
- molecular beam mass spectrometers with either
- a source chamber constructed from, lined with or plated with, stainless steel or molybdenum and equipped with a cold trap capable of cooling to 193 K (-80°C) or less, or
- a source chamber constructed from, lined with or plated with, materials resistant to corrosion by UF6; and
- mass spectrometers equipped with a microfluorination ion source usable with actinides or actinide fluorides.
23. Nucleic acid synthesisers: Any device designed to produce oligonucleotides from nucleic acids or derivatives.
24. Oxidation furnaces: Furnaces capable of operation at temperatures over 400°C.
25. Riot gear: Riot helmets and associated equipment, balaclavas, flashbangs, sting-ball grenades, impact munitions, chemical munitions, clothing specifically used for physical protection in riot control situations, batons and paintball guns.
26. Sintered metal filters employing monel or other high nickel content alloys: Sintered metal filters made of
- nickel; or
- nickel alloy with a nickel content of 40% or more by weight.
27. Sintering presses: Sintering systems, including parts, software and technology for them, capable of generating a temperature in excess of 999°C or atmospheric pressure of less than 2 atmospheres.
28. Tributyl phosphate (TBP): Chemical Abstract Service registry number 126-73-8.
29. Absolute pressure transducers; Absolute pressure transducers capable of measuring absolute pressures below 100 kPa, and specially designed parts and software for them.
30. Gamma-ray spectrometers: Gamma-ray spectrometers of all types and specifications, and specially designed parts and software for them.
31. Numerically controlled machine tools: Numerically controlled machine tools of all types, and specially designed parts and software for them.
32. Electroslag remelters: Electroslag remelters of all types and specifications, and specially designed parts for them.
33. Gold, silver, platinum, palladium, ruthenium, rhodium, osmium and iridium: In addition to specific items made of those metals referred to in these Regulations, all raw, semi-finished or finished forms of those metals or their alloys.
34. Helium or hydrogen leak detectors: Helium or hydrogen leak detectors capable of detecting leak rates of less than 1 x 10-5 standard cubic centimetres of air per second (atm cc/s for air).
35. Smelting machinery and products: Any smelting machines and specially designed parts for them, as well as any reducing agents or fluxes used in the smelting process.
36. Stainless steel valves, piping, tubing and fittings: Any valves, piping, tubing and fittings that are made of stainless steel type 304, 316 or 317 and that are not specified in the Export Control List.
37. Maraging steels: Maraging steels in the Export Control List 6-6.C.8 having an ultimate tensile strength equal to or greater than 2.05 GPa, measured at 20°C, in the form of sheet, plate or tubing with a wall or plate thickness equal to or less than 5.0 mm and usable in systems specified in 6-1.A or 6-19.A.1 of the Guide.
38. Explosive release devices: Explosive bolts
39. Isocyanates: Propellants and constituent chemicals for propellants, either as a pure substance or as a mixture containing at least 50% of one of the following chemicals:
- toluene diisocyanate (TDI);
- methyl diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI);
- isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI);
- sodium perchlorate;
- hydroxy terminated polyether (HTPE); or
- hydroxy terminated caprolactone ether (HTCE).
40. Production equipment: Computer controlled or numerically controlled laser welding and laser cutting machines, and their specially designed components.
41. Production equipment: Computer controlled or numerically controlled electron beam welding machines, and their specially designed components.