19 CFR 12.150 - Merchandise prohibited by economic sanctions; detention; seizure or other disposition; blocked property.

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§ 12.150 Merchandise prohibited by economic sanctions; detention; seizure or other disposition; blocked property.
(a) Generally. Merchandise from certain countries designated by the President as constituting a threat to the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States shall be detained until the question of its release, seizure, or other disposition has been determined under law and regulations issued by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) (31 CFR Chapter V).
(b) Seizure. When an unlicensed importation of merchandise subject to OFAC's regulations is determined to be prohibited, no entry for any purpose shall be permitted and, unless the immediate reexportation or other disposition of such merchandise under Customs supervision has previously been authorized by OFAC, the merchandise shall be seized.
(c) Licenses. OFAC's regulations may authorize OFAC to issue licenses on a case-by-case basis authorizing the importation of otherwise prohibited merchandise under certain conditions. If such a license is issued subsequent to the attempted entry and seizure of the merchandise, importation shall be conditioned upon the importer:
(1) Agreeing in writing to hold the Government harmless, and
(2) Paying any storage and other Customs fees, costs, or expenses, as well as any mitigated forfeiture amount or monetary penalty imposed or assessed by Customs or OFAC, or both.
(d) Blocked property. Merchandise which constitutes property in which the government or any national of certain designated countries has an interest may be blocked (frozen) pursuant to OFAC's regulations and may not be transferred, sold, or otherwise disposed of without an OFAC license.
(e) Additional information. For further information concerning importing merchandise prohibited under economic sanctions programs currently in effect, the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury should be contacted. The address of that office is 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Annex 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20220.
[T.D. 96-42, 61 FR 24889, May 17, 1996]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 7 - AGRICULTURE

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

§ 136 - Definitions

§ 136a - Registration of pesticides

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

§ 136b - Transferred

§ 136c - Experimental use permits

§ 136d - Administrative review; suspension

§ 136e - Registration of establishments

§ 136f - Books and records

§ 136g - Inspection of establishments, etc.

§ 136h - Protection of trade secrets and other information

§ 136i - Use of restricted use pesticides; applicators

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

§ 136j - Unlawful acts

§ 136k - Stop sale, use, removal, and seizure

7 U.S. Code § -

§ 136m - Indemnities

§ 136n - Administrative procedure; judicial review

7 U.S. Code § -

§ 136p - Exemption of Federal and State agencies

§ 136q - Storage, disposal, transportation, and recall

§ 136r - Research and monitoring

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

§ 136s - Solicitation of comments; notice of public hearings

§ 136t - Delegation and cooperation

§ 136u - State cooperation, aid, and training

§ 136v - Authority of States

§ 136w - Authority of Administrator

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

7 U.S. Code § 135 to 135k - Omitted

§ 136x - Severability

§ 136y - Authorization of appropriations

§ 151 to 154 - Repealed.

§ 155 - Omitted

§ 156 to 161 - Repealed.

§ 161a - Omitted

§ 162 to 164a - Repealed.

§ 1592 - Rules and regulations

§ 1854 - Agreements limiting imports

U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
U.S. Code: Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 19 - CUSTOMS DUTIES
U.S. Code: Title 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS
U.S. Code: Title 22 - FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSE
U.S. Code: Title 27 - INTOXICATING LIQUORS
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
U.S. Code: Title 46 - SHIPPING
Statutes at Large
Public Laws
Presidential Documents

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