Section 40 of the Arms Export Control Act
: limiting "transactions with countries supporting acts of international terrorism"
These trade sanctions laws include the Arms Export Control Act
, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, as well as their implementing regulations.
According to the report, the accused in the case have been charged with violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Arms Export Control Act
, and money laundering.
Through the Export Administration Act (EAA), the Arms Export Control Act
(AECA), the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), and other authorities, the United States restricts the export of defense items or munitions; so-called "dual-use" goods and technology--items with both civilian and military applications; certain nuclear materials and technology; and items that would assist in the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons or the missile technology used to deliver them.
| WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (KUNA) -- US President Barack Obama signed today a Presidential Determination exercising his authority "to waive certain restrictions under the Arms Export Control Act
," an action that will allow the US Government "to provide or license, where appropriate, certain non-lethal assistance inside or related to Syria," it was announced here late Monday.
as amended, the Arms Export Control Act
of 1976 (AECA) as amended, the
"By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 503(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and section 3(a)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act
, as amended, I hereby find that the furnishing of defense articles and defense services to the Republic of South Sudan will strengthen the security of the United States and promote world peace" said the official text of Obama's decision.
Although created from a number of congressional acts dating back as early as the 20th century, the Arms Export Control Act
(AECA) of 1976 and the Export Administration Act of 1979 are perhaps the most significant.
The Arms Export Control Act
limits the use of US weapons to "internal security" and "legitimate self-defense".
Defense articles and/or services are not sold or granted to foreign recipients under the Arms Export Control Act
unless they are part of the national defense establishment, under the direction and control of the ministry responsible for defense matters.
A six-count indictment returned on August 27 in the southern district of Alabama charging Monsieur, 56, and co-defendant Dara Fotouhi, aka Dara Fatouhi, 54, an Iranian national currently living in France, with conspiracy, money laundering, smuggling, as well as violations of the Arms Export Control Act
(AECA) and the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA).