GENERAL EXPORT PERMIT NO. 39 — MASS MARKET CRYPTOGRAPHIC SOFTWARE
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, pursuant to subsection 7(1.1)a of the Export and Import Permits Act, hereby issues the annexed General Export Permit No. 39 — Mass Market Cryptographic Software.
Ottawa, June 1, 1999
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
aS.C. 1994, c. 47, s. 107
1 The definitions in this section apply in this Permit.
- Export Controls Division
Export Controls Division means the Export Controls Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. (Direction des contrôles à l'exportation)
Guide has the same meaning as in section 1 of the Export Control List. (Guide)
- mass market cryptographic software
mass market cryptographic software means the goods referred to in Group 1 of the schedule to the Export Control List that are described in item 1154 of the Guide and that meet all of the following conditions:
(a) generally available to the public by being sold, without restriction, from stock at retail selling points by any of the following means:
(i) over-the-counter transactions,
(ii) mail order transactions,
(iii) electronic transactions, or
(iv) telephone transactions;
(b) the cryptographic functionality cannot easily be changed by the user;
(c) designed for installation by the user without further substantial support by the supplier; and
(d) does not contain a symmetric algorithm employing a key length exceeding 128 bits. (logiciel de cryptographie de très grande diffusion)
2 Subject to sections 3, 4, and 5, any resident of Canada may, under the authority of and in accordance with this Permit, export mass market cryptographic software from Canada.
3 This Permit does not authorize the exportation of mass market cryptographic software to any country listed in the Area Control List or to any of the following countries:
(a) Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea);
(b) Iran; and
4 It is a condition of this Permit that the exporter
(a) keep at the exporter's place of business or residence the documents in respect of each export made under this Permit for a period of six years after the date of the export; and
(b) on request, make the documents referred to in paragraph (a) available to an officer of the Export Controls Division.
5 On request, the exporter must provide details of the mass market cryptographic software to the Export Controls Division.
6 Where any goods exported under the authority of this Permit are required to be reported in the prescribed form under the Customs Act, the statement "GEP-39" or "LGE-39" must be inserted in the appropriate field of the prescribed form.
Coming into Force
7 This Permit comes into force on the day on which it is registered.
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