Executive Order 12722: Blocking Iraqi Government Property and Prohibiting Transactions with Iraq [open pdf - 106KB]
Alternate Title: EO 12722: Blocking Iraqi Government Property and Prohibiting Transactions with Iraq
This executive order blocks Iraqi government property and prohibits transactions with Iraq. "I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, find that the policies and actions of the Government of Iraq constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States and hereby declare a national emergency to deal with that threat. I hereby order: All property and interests in property of the Government of Iraq, its agencies, instrumentalities and controlled entities and the Central Bank of Iraq 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 United States persons, including their overseas branches, are hereby blocked."
Executive Order 12722; EO 12722
Code of Federal Regulations
3 CFR, 1990 Comp., p.294-295