31 CFR 560.210 - Exempt transactions.

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§ 560.210 Exempt transactions.
(a) Personal communications. The prohibitions of §§ 560.204 and 560.206 do not apply to any postal, telegraphic, telephonic, or other personal communication, which does not involve the transfer of anything of value.
(b) Humanitarian donations. The prohibitions of §§ 560.204 and 560.206 do not apply to donations by United States persons of articles, such as food, clothing, and medicine, intended to be used to relieve human suffering.
(c) Information and informational materials.
(1) The importation from any country and the exportation to any country of information and informational materials as defined in § 560.315, whether commercial or otherwise, regardless of format or medium of transmission, are exempt from the prohibitions and regulations of this part.
(2) This section does not exempt from regulation or authorize transactions related to information and informational materials not fully created and in existence at the date of the transactions, or to the substantive or artistic alteration or enhancement of informational materials, or to the provision of marketing and business consulting services. Transactions that are prohibited notwithstanding this section include, but are not limited to, payment of advances for information and informational materials not yet created and completed (with the exception of prepaid subscriptions for widely circulated magazines and other periodical publications), and provision of services to market, produce or co-produce, create or assist in the creation of information and informational materials.
(3) This section does not exempt from regulation or authorize transactions incident to the exportation of software subject to the Export Administration Regulations (15 CFR parts 730-774).
(4) This section does not exempt from regulation or authorize the exportation of goods (including software) or technology or the sale or leasing of telecommunications transmission facilities (such as satellite links or dedicated lines) where such exportation, sale or leasing is for use in the transmission of any data.
(d) Travel. The prohibitions contained in this part do not apply to transactions ordinarily incident to travel to or from any country, including importation of accompanied baggage for personal use, maintenance within any country including payment of living expenses and acquisition of goods or services for personal use, and arrangement or facilitation of such travel including nonscheduled air, sea, or land voyages. This exemption extends to transactions with Iranian carriers and those involving group tours and payments in Iran made for transactions directly incident to travel.
(e) Letters of credit. Letters of credit and other financing agreements with respect to trade contracts in force as of May 6, 1995, may be performed pursuant to their terms with respect to underlying trade transactions occurring prior to 12:01 a.m. EDT, June 6, 1995. See § 560.413.
[60 FR 47063, Sept. 11, 1995, as amended at 64 FR 20171, Apr. 26, 1999; 64 FR 58791, Nov. 1, 1999]

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  • 2014-04-07; vol. 79 # 66 - Monday, April 7, 2014
    1. 79 FR 18990 - Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations
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U.S. Code: Title 3 - THE PRESIDENT

22 U.S. Code § 2346e to 2346i - Repealed.

§ 2461 - Exchanges between United States and independent states of the former Soviet Union

§ 2462 - Establishment of grant program for foreign study by American college students of limited financial means

§ 2463 - Allocation of funds transferred to the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

§ 2464 - Ethical issues in international health research

§ 7201 - Definitions

§ 7202 - Restriction

§ 7203 - Exceptions

§ 7204 - Termination of sanctions

§ 7205 - State sponsors of international terrorism

§ 7206 - Congressional procedures

§ 7207 - Prohibition on United States assistance and financing

§ 7208 - Prohibition on additional imports from Cuba

§ 7209 - Requirements relating to certain travel-related transactions with Cuba

§ 7210 - Application of the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act

§ 7211 - Technical clarification relating to provision of material support to terrorism

§ 8501 - Findings

§ 8511 - Definitions

§ 8512 - Economic sanctions relating to Iran

§ 8513 - Mandatory sanctions with respect to financial institutions that engage in certain transactions

§ 8513a - Imposition of sanctions with respect to the financial sector of Iran

§ 8514 - Imposition of sanctions on certain persons who are responsible for or complicit in human rights abuses committed against citizens of...or their family members after the June 12, 2009, elections in Iran

§ 8515 - Prohibition on procurement contracts with persons that export sensitive technology to Iran

§ 8516 - Authority to implement United Nations Security Council resolutions imposing sanctions with respect to Iran

§ 8517 - Increased capacity for efforts to combat unlawful or terrorist financing

§ 8518 - Reports on investments in the energy sector of Iran

§ 8519 - Reports on certain activities of foreign export credit agencies and of the Export-Import Bank of the United States

§ 8531 - Definitions

§ 8532 - Authority of State and local governments to divest from certain companies that invest in Iran

§ 8541 - Definitions

§ 8542 - Identification of countries of concern with respect to the diversion of certain goods, services, and technologies to or through Iran

§ 8543 - Destinations of Diversion Concern

§ 8544 - Enforcement authority

§ 8551 - General provisions

U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
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Executive Order ... 12613

Executive Order ... 12957

Executive Order ... 12959

Executive Order ... 13059

Executive Order ... 13599

Executive Order ... 13622

Executive Order ... 13628