31 CFR 560.537 - Authorization of certain survey or assessment missions in Iran.

§ 560.537 Authorization of certain survey or assessment missions in Iran.
(a) Subject to the conditions of paragraphs (b), (c), and (d) of this section, nongovernmental organizations are authorized to conduct survey or assessment missions in Iran related to the planning or preparation for the provision of humanitarian support to the Iraqi people. This section does not authorize the actual provision of such humanitarian support in Iran.
(b) The authorization of paragraph (a) of this section is available only to the following types of nongovernmental organizations:
(1) Nongovernmental organizations registered pursuant to 31 CFR 575.527; or
(2) Nongovernmental organizations that have been issued specific licenses under 31 CFR part 575 to carry out humanitarian activities in Iraq, but not including organizations that have been issued specific licenses solely to export goods to Iraq.
(c) This section does not authorize nongovernmental organizations to open offices or to establish permanent facilities of any kind or to purchase any goods, services, or technology in Iran of any kind, except those described in paragraph (d)(3) of this section.
(d) The authorization of this section is subject to the following conditions:
(1) U.S. financial institutions are authorized to engage in funds transfers in connection with transactions authorized pursuant to this section consistent with the provisions of 31 CFR 560.516.
(2) Nongovernmental organizations conducting transactions under this section based on a specific license or a registration issued pursuant to 31 CFR part 575 must reference their license or registration number on all payments and funds transfers and on all related documentation.
(3) Any funds transferred to Iran pursuant to this section may be used only for the purchase of services and goods necessary and essential to the conduct of the assessment mission and, whether U.S. or foreign origin, not of the type controlled under the Department of Commerce's Export Administration Regulations for exportation or re-exportation to Iran or controlled on the United States Munitions List.
(i) No exportations or re-exportations of goods or technology, whether U.S. or foreign origin, to Iran are permitted pursuant to this section, except for those items intended for temporary use, as personal baggage, by mission representatives, provided that such items are either consumed by mission representatives during the visit or removed from Iran at the end of each visit, and further provided that any such personal items are not of the type controlled under the Department of Commerce's Export Administration Regulations for exportation or re-exportation to Iran or controlled on the United States Munitions List.
(ii) Nongovernmental organizations that wish to export or re-export goods or technology to Iran, beyond personal baggage items described in paragraph (d)(4)(i) of this section, as part of a survey or assessment mission must apply for specific authorization from the Office of Foreign Assets Control pursuant to § 501.801(b), CFR chapter V.
(5) Nongovernmental organizations acting under this section shall take adequate measures to prevent any items authorized for exportation, re-exportation, or local purchase from being obtained or acquired by the Government of Iran.
[68 FR 11743, Mar. 12, 2003]
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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 3 - THE PRESIDENT

§ 2349aa-9

§ 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 Iran 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
Statutes at Large
Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 12613

Executive Order ... 12957

Executive Order ... 12959

Executive Order ... 13059

Executive Order ... 13599

Executive Order ... 13622

Executive Order ... 13628

Title 31 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 31 CFR Part 560 after this date.

  • 2015-12-07; vol. 80 # 234 - Monday, December 7, 2015
    1. 80 FR 75957 - Effectiveness of Licensing Procedures for Exportation of Agricultural Commodities, Medicine, and Medical Devices to Sudan and Iran; Comment Request
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Office of Foreign Assets Control
      Request for comments.
      Written comments should be received on or before January 6, 2016 to be assured of consideration.
      31 CFR Parts 538 and 560