Executive Order 12613 --
Prohibiting Imports from
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 505 of the International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1985 (22 U.S.C. 2349aa - 9), and section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code,
Ronald Reagan, President of the
Section 1. Except as otherwise
provided in regulations issued pursuant to this Order, no goods or services of
Iranian origin may be imported into the
Sec. 2. The prohibition contained in Section 1 shall not apply to:
(a) Iranian-origin publications and materials imported for news publications or news broadcast dissemination;
(b) petroleum products refined from Iranian crude oil in a third country;
articles imported directly from
Sec. 3. This Order shall take effect at 12:01 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on October 29, 1987, except as otherwise provided in regulations issued pursuant to this Order.
Sec. 4. The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, is hereby authorized to take such actions, including the promulgation of rules and regulations, as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Order. The Secretary of the Treasury may redelegate any of these functions to other officers and agencies of the Federal Government. All agencies of the United States Government are directed to take all appropriate measures within their authority to carry out the provisions of this Order, including the suspension or termination of licenses or other authorizations in effect as of the date of this Order.
Sec. 5. The measures taken pursuant to this Order are in response to the actions of the Government of Iran referred to above, occurring after the conclusion of the 1981 Algiers Accords, and are intended solely as a response to those actions.
This Order shall be transmitted to the Congress and published in the Federal Register.
The White House,
[Filed with the Office
of the Federal Register, ,