By the authority vested in me as President with the aid of the Constitution and the laws of the US of America, which includes the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), segment 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)), and segment 301 of title 3, United States Code, I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, locate that:
It stays the policy of america to deny Iran all paths to each a nuclear weapon and intercontinental ballistic missiles, and to counter the totality of Iran’s malign influence in the Middle East. It is also the coverage of america to disclaim the Iranian authorities revenue, which include revenue derived from the export of merchandise from Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper sectors, that can be used to offer funding and support for the proliferation of guns of mass destruction, terrorist groups and networks, campaigns of nearby aggression, and navy enlargement.
In light of those findings and on the way to take in addition steps with admire to the national emergency declared in Executive Order 12957 of March 15, 1995, and to complement the government furnished in the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 (subtitle D of identify XII of Public Law 112-239), I hereby order:
Section 1. (a) All assets and interests in assets which are in the United States, that hereafter come inside the United States, or that are or hereafter come inside the possession or manipulate of any United States individual of the subsequent men and women are blocked and won’t be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in: any character decided with the aid of the Secretary of the Treasury, in session with the Secretary of State:
(i) to be working in the iron, metal, aluminum, or copper sector of Iran, or to be someone that owns, controls, or operates an entity that is a part of the iron, steel, aluminum, or copper region of Iran;
(ii) to have knowingly engaged, on or after the date of this order, in a huge transaction for the sale, supply, or switch to Iran of sizable goods or offerings utilized in connection with the iron, metal, aluminum, or copper sectors of Iran;
(iii) to have knowingly engaged, on or after the date of this order, in a large transaction for the acquisition, acquisition, sale, shipping, or advertising of iron, iron merchandise, aluminum, aluminum merchandise, steel, metallic products, copper, or copper products from Iran;
(iv) to have materially assisted, backed, or supplied financial, fabric, or technological help for, or goods or offerings in support of any person whose assets and pastimes in property are blocked pursuant to this segment; or
(v) to be owned or managed by means of, or to have acted or speculated to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any individual whose property and pursuits in assets are blocked pursuant to this segment.
(b) The prohibitions on this section observe besides to the volume supplied via statutes, or in policies, orders, directives, or licenses that may be issued pursuant to this order, and notwithstanding any contract entered into or any license or allow granted earlier than the date of this order.
Sec. 2. (a) The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, is hereby legal to impose on a overseas financial institution the sanctions defined in subsection (b) of this section upon figuring out that the overseas monetary institution has, on or after the date of this order, knowingly performed or facilitated any considerable economic transaction:
(i) for the sale, supply, or transfer to Iran of huge goods or offerings utilized in reference to the iron, metal, aluminum, or copper sectors of Iran;
(ii) for the purchase, acquisition, sale, delivery, or advertising and marketing of iron, iron merchandise, aluminum, aluminum products, metallic, steel products, copper, or copper products from Iran; or
(iii) for or on behalf of any individual whose property and hobbies in belongings are blocked pursuant to this order.
(b) With appreciate to any foreign economic institution decided by means of the Secretary of the Treasury according with this segment to fulfill any of the standards set forth in subsection (a)(i) thru (a)(iii) of this phase, the Secretary of the Treasury may also prohibit the outlet, and limit or impose strict conditions on maintaining, in the United States of a correspondent account or payable-thru account by such foreign monetary organization.
(c) The prohibitions in subsection (b) of this phase practice except to the volume furnished through statutes, or in rules, orders, directives, or licenses that can be issued pursuant to this order, and however any agreement entered into or any license or permit granted earlier than the date of this order.
Sec. Three. I hereby decide that the making of donations of the sorts of articles laid out in segment 203(b)(2) of IEEPA (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(2)) via, to, or for the advantage of any man or woman whose property and pastimes in assets are blocked pursuant to this order might significantly impair my ability to address the countrywide emergency declared in Executive Order 12957, and I hereby limit such donations as supplied via this section.
Sec. 4. The prohibitions in segment 1 of this order encompass:
(a) the making of any contribution or provision of price range, items, or services by, to, or for the benefit of any man or woman whose assets and pursuits in property are blocked pursuant to subsection (a) of that phase; and
(b) the receipt of any contribution or provision of budget, goods, or services from this type of character.
Sec. Five. The unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the US of extraterrestrial beings decided to satisfy one or greater of the standards in subsection 1(a) of this order might be detrimental to the interests of the USA, and the access of such folks into the US, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, is therefore hereby suspended. Such folks will be dealt with as people protected by using section 1 of Proclamation 8693 of July 24, 2011 (Suspension of Entry of Aliens Subject to United Nations Security Council Travel Bans and International Emergency Economic Powers Act Sanctions).
Sec. 6. (a) Any transaction that evades or avoids, has the cause of evading or keeping off, causes a violation of, or tries to violate any of the prohibitions set forth on this order is unlawful.
(b) Any conspiracy formed to violate any of the prohibitions set forth on this order is illegitimate.
Sec. 7. Nothing on this order shall apply to transactions for the behavior of the legitimate enterprise of the Federal Government or the United Nations (which includes its specialised organizations, programmes, funds, and associated agencies) through personnel, grantees, or contractors thereof.
Sec. Eight. For the functions of this order:
(a) the term “entity” method a partnership, affiliation, trust, joint venture, company, organization, subgroup, or other agency;
(b) the time period “foreign financial group” way any overseas entity that is engaged within the commercial enterprise of accepting deposits, making, granting, shifting, maintaining, or brokering loans or credits, or shopping or selling forex, securities, commodity futures or alternatives, or buying consumers and sellers thereof, as important or agent. It includes, but is not confined to, depository establishments, banks, financial savings banks, money service organizations, agree with agencies, securities brokers and sellers, commodity futures and options brokers and dealers, ahead agreement and forex traders, securities and commodities exchanges, clearing companies, funding businesses, worker gain plans, sellers in precious metals, stones, or jewels, and retaining corporations, associates, or subsidiaries of any of the foregoing. The time period does no longer encompass the global financial establishments identified in 22 U.S.C. 262r(c)(2), the International Fund for Agricultural Development, the North American Development Bank, or another global financial institution so notified by the Secretary of the Treasury;
(c) the time period “Government of Iran” consists of the Government of Iran, any political subdivision, employer, or instrumentality thereof, along with the Central Bank of Iran, and any person owned or managed via, or performing for or on behalf of, the Government of Iran;
(d) the term “Iran” method the Government of Iran and the territory of Iran and every other territory or marine place, consisting of the distinct financial area and continental shelf, over which the Government of Iran claims sovereignty, sovereign rights, or jurisdiction, supplied that the Government of Iran sports partial or total de facto control over the region or derives a advantage from financial pastime in the location pursuant to worldwide preparations;
(e) the term “knowingly,” with appreciate to behavior, a circumstance, or a result, approach that someone has actual expertise, or have to have regarded, of the conduct, the circumstance, or the result;
(f) the time period “character” way an individual or entity; and
(g) the term “United States man or woman” method any United States citizen, everlasting resident alien, entity prepared below the legal guidelines of america or any jurisdiction inside the United States (inclusive of overseas branches), or any individual within the United States.
Sec. Nine. For the ones humans whose property and interests in assets are blocked pursuant to this order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States, I find that because of the ability to switch funds or other belongings straight away, prior word to such individuals of measures to be taken pursuant to this order might render the ones measures ineffectual. I consequently decide that for these measures to be powerful in addressing the country wide emergency declared in Executive Order 12957, there need be no previous be aware of a list or determination made pursuant to section 1 of this order.
Sec. 10. The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, is hereby authorized to take such movements, inclusive of adopting regulations and policies, and to employ all powers granted to the President via IEEPA as may be vital to enforce this order. The Secretary of the Treasury may additionally, regular with applicable law, redelegate any of these capabilities in the Department of the Treasury. All groups shall take all appropriate measures inside their authority to enforce this order.
Sec. Eleven. (a) Nothing in this order will be construed to impair or in any other case affect:
(i) the authority granted by using regulation to an govt department or organisation, or the top thereof; or
(ii) the features of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.
(b) This order shall be carried out constant with relevant regulation and situation to the availability of appropriations.
(c) This order isn’t always intended to, and does not, create any proper or gain, noticeable or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity with the aid of any party towards america, its departments, organizations, or entities, its officials, employees, or retailers, or any other man or woman.
Sec. 12. The measures taken pursuant to this order are in reaction to actions of the Government of Iran going on after the realization of the 1981 Algiers Accords, and are intended entirely as a response to the ones later actions.