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Download as PDF Vol. 80 Tuesday, No. 3 January 6, 2015 Part VI The President tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with E0 Executive Order 13687—Imposing Additional Sanctions With Respect To North Korea VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 05, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4717 Sfmt 4717 E:\FR\FM\06JAE0.SGM 06JAE0 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with E0 VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 05, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4717 Sfmt 4717 E:\FR\FM\06JAE0.SGM 06JAE0 819 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 3 Tuesday, January 6, 2015 Title 3— Executive Order 13687 of January 2, 2015 The President Imposing Additional Sanctions With Respect To North Korea By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including 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.), section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code; and in view of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1718 of October 14, 2006, UNSCR 1874 of June 12, 2009, UNSCR 2087 of January 22, 2013, and UNSCR 2094 of March 7, 2013, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, find that the provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions and policies of the Government of North Korea, including its destructive, coercive cyber-related actions during November and December 2014, actions in violation of UNSCRs 1718, 1874, 2087, and 2094, and commission of serious human rights abuses, constitute a continuing threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States, and hereby expand the scope of the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13466 of June 26, 2008, expanded in scope in Executive Order 13551 of August 30, 2010, and relied upon for additional steps in Executive Order 13570 of April 18, 2011. To address this threat and to take further steps with respect to this national emergency, I hereby order: Section 1. (a) All property and interests in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United States person of the following persons are blocked and may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in: any person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State: (i) to be an agency, instrumentality, or controlled entity of the Government of North Korea or the Workers’ Party of Korea; (ii) to be an official of the Government of North Korea; (iii) to be an official of the Workers’ Party of Korea; tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with E0 (iv) to have materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services to or in support of, the Government of North Korea or any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order; or (v) to be owned or controlled by, or to have acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the Government of North Korea or any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order. (b) The prohibitions in this order apply except to the extent provided by statutes, or in regulations, orders, directives, or licenses that may be issued pursuant to this order, and notwithstanding any contract entered into or any license or permit granted prior to the effective date of this order. Sec. 2. I hereby determine that the making of donations of the type of articles specified in section 203(b)(2) of IEEPA (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(2)) by, to, or for the benefit of any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to section 1 of this order would seriously impair my ability to deal with the national emergency declared in Executive Order VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 05, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\06JAE0.SGM 06JAE0 820 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 3 / Tuesday, January 6, 2015 / Presidential Documents 13466, and I hereby prohibit such donations as provided by section 1 of this order. Sec. 3. The prohibitions in this order include but are not limited to: (a) the making of any contribution or provision of funds, goods, or services by, to, or for the benefit of any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order; and (b) the receipt of any contribution or provision of funds, goods, or services from any such person. Sec. 4. I hereby find that the unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the United States of aliens determined to meet one or more of the criteria in section 1(a) of this order would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, and I hereby suspend entry into the United States, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, of such persons. Such persons shall be treated as persons covered by 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. 5. (a) Any transaction that evades or avoids, has the purpose of evading or avoiding, causes a violation of, or attempts to violate any of the prohibitions set forth in this order is prohibited. (b) Any conspiracy formed to violate any of the prohibitions set forth in this order is prohibited. Sec. 6. For the purposes of this order: (a) the term ‘‘person’’ means an individual or entity; (b) the term ‘‘entity’’ means a partnership, association, trust, joint venture, corporation, group, subgroup, or other organization; (c) the term ‘‘United States person’’ means any United States citizen, permanent resident alien, entity organized under the laws of the United States or any jurisdiction within the United States (including foreign branches), or any person in the United States; and (d) the term ‘‘Government of North Korea’’ means the Government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and its agencies, instrumentalities, and controlled entities. Sec. 7. For those persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States, I find that because of the ability to transfer funds or other assets instantaneously, prior notice to such persons of measures to be taken pursuant to this order would render those measures ineffectual. I therefore determine that for these measures to be effective in addressing the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13466, there need be no prior notice of a listing or determination made pursuant to section 1 of this order. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with E0 Sec. 8. 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, and to employ all powers granted to the President by IEEPA, 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 United States Government consistent with applicable law. All agencies of the United States Government are hereby directed to take all appropriate measures within their authority to carry out the provisions of this order. VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 05, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\06JAE0.SGM 06JAE0 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 3 / Tuesday, January 6, 2015 / Presidential Documents 821 Sec. 9. This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. THE WHITE HOUSE, January 2, 2015. 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The President





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Executive Order 13687--Imposing Additional Sanctions With Respect To 
North Korea


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 80 , No. 3 / Tuesday, January 6, 2015 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Executive Order 13687 of January 2, 2015

                
Imposing Additional Sanctions With Respect To 
                North Korea

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including 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.), 
                section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act 
                of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)), and section 301 of title 3, 
                United States Code; and in view of United Nations 
                Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1718 of October 14, 
                2006, UNSCR 1874 of June 12, 2009, UNSCR 2087 of 
                January 22, 2013, and UNSCR 2094 of March 7, 2013,

                I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of 
                America, find that the provocative, destabilizing, and 
                repressive actions and policies of the Government of 
                North Korea, including its destructive, coercive cyber-
                related actions during November and December 2014, 
                actions in violation of UNSCRs 1718, 1874, 2087, and 
                2094, and commission of serious human rights abuses, 
                constitute a continuing threat to the national 
                security, foreign policy, and economy of the United 
                States, and hereby expand the scope of the national 
                emergency declared in Executive Order 13466 of June 26, 
                2008, expanded in scope in Executive Order 13551 of 
                August 30, 2010, and relied upon for additional steps 
                in Executive Order 13570 of April 18, 2011. To address 
                this threat and to take further steps with respect to 
                this national emergency, I hereby order:

                Section 1. (a) All property and interests in property 
                that are in the United States, that hereafter come 
                within the United States, or that are or hereafter come 
                within the possession or control of any United States 
                person of the following persons are blocked and may not 
                be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise 
                dealt in: any person determined by the Secretary of the 
                Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State:

(i) to be an agency, instrumentality, or controlled entity of the 
Government of North Korea or the Workers' Party of Korea;

(ii) to be an official of the Government of North Korea;

(iii) to be an official of the Workers' Party of Korea;

(iv) to have materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, 
material, or technological support for, or goods or services to or in 
support of, the Government of North Korea or any person whose property and 
interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order; or

(v) to be owned or controlled by, or to have acted or purported to act for 
or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the Government of North Korea or 
any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to 
this order.

                    (b) The prohibitions in this order apply except to 
                the extent provided by statutes, or in regulations, 
                orders, directives, or licenses that may be issued 
                pursuant to this order, and notwithstanding any 
                contract entered into or any license or permit granted 
                prior to the effective date of this order.

                Sec. 2. I hereby determine that the making of donations 
                of the type of articles specified in section 203(b)(2) 
                of IEEPA (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(2)) by, to, or for the 
                benefit of any person whose property and interests in 
                property are blocked pursuant to section 1 of this 
                order would seriously impair my ability to deal with 
                the national emergency declared in Executive Order

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                13466, and I hereby prohibit such donations as provided 
                by section 1 of this order.

                Sec. 3. The prohibitions in this order include but are 
                not limited to:

                    (a) the making of any contribution or provision of 
                funds, goods, or services by, to, or for the benefit of 
                any person whose property and interests in property are 
                blocked pursuant to this order; and
                    (b) the receipt of any contribution or provision of 
                funds, goods, or services from any such person.

                Sec. 4. I hereby find that the unrestricted immigrant 
                and nonimmigrant entry into the United States of aliens 
                determined to meet one or more of the criteria in 
                section 1(a) of this order would be detrimental to the 
                interests of the United States, and I hereby suspend 
                entry into the United States, as immigrants or 
                nonimmigrants, of such persons. Such persons shall be 
                treated as persons covered by 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. 5. (a) Any transaction that evades or avoids, has 
                the purpose of evading or avoiding, causes a violation 
                of, or attempts to violate any of the prohibitions set 
                forth in this order is prohibited.

                    (b) Any conspiracy formed to violate any of the 
                prohibitions set forth in this order is prohibited.

                Sec. 6. For the purposes of this order:

                    (a) the term ``person'' means an individual or 
                entity;
                    (b) the term ``entity'' means a partnership, 
                association, trust, joint venture, corporation, group, 
                subgroup, or other organization;
                    (c) the term ``United States person'' means any 
                United States citizen, permanent resident alien, entity 
                organized under the laws of the United States or any 
                jurisdiction within the United States (including 
                foreign branches), or any person in the United States; 
                and
                    (d) the term ``Government of North Korea'' means 
                the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of 
                Korea and its agencies, instrumentalities, and 
                controlled entities.

                Sec. 7. For those persons whose property and interests 
                in property are blocked pursuant to this order who 
                might have a constitutional presence in the United 
                States, I find that because of the ability to transfer 
                funds or other assets instantaneously, prior notice to 
                such persons of measures to be taken pursuant to this 
                order would render those measures ineffectual. I 
                therefore determine that for these measures to be 
                effective in addressing the national emergency declared 
                in Executive Order 13466, there need be no prior notice 
                of a listing or determination made pursuant to section 
                1 of this order.

                Sec. 8. 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, and to employ all powers granted to 
                the President by IEEPA, 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 United States Government 
                consistent with applicable law. All agencies of the 
                United States Government are hereby directed to take 
                all appropriate measures within their authority to 
                carry out the provisions of this order.

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                Sec. 9. This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    January 2, 2015.

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