In order to safeguard the Iranian carpet industry and to provide an appropriate ground for its protection on the world markets, the Ministry of Commerce is required to prevent, as of the beginning of the year 1374 ( 21 March 1995 ), carpets of over 30 knot count from being exported without an identification card. As of the above mentioned date, the Chambers of Commerce, Industries and Mines shall be required, upon the request of the exporter, to issue identification card as a mandatory requirement, and prior to the said date as an encouragement.
It shall be the duty of the Ministry of Commerce to draw up the executive ordinance of this law within one month from the date of its communication, and to have it approved by the Council of Ministers.
The Ministry of Commerce shall be responsible for the orderly enforcement of this law and the executive ordinance thereof. the above Act, composed of twenty-four Articles and twenty-five Notes, was enacted in the open sitting of the Islamic Consultative Assembly on sunday 26 September 1993 ( 4th of Meher, 1372 ) and ratified by the Council of Guardians on 3 October 1993 (11th of Mehr 1372).