Special Economic Measures (Syria) Regulations

Version of section 3.1 from 2012-03-05 to 2012-05-16:


 Subject to section 3.2, it is prohibited for any person in Canada and any Canadian outside Canada to

  • (a) import, purchase, acquire, carry or ship any goods — other than food for human consumption — that are exported, supplied or shipped from Syria after December 23, 2011;

  • (b) provide or acquire financial or other related services to, from or for the benefit of or on the direction or order of Syria or any person in Syria for the purpose of facilitating the importation, purchase, acquisition, carriage or shipment of any petroleum or petroleum products, excluding natural gas, from Syria;

  • (c) make an investment in Syria if that investment involves a dealing in any property, wherever situated, held by or on behalf of Syria, a person in Syria or a national of Syria who does not ordinarily reside in Canada;

  • (d) provide or acquire financial or other related services to, from or for the benefit of or on the direction or order of Syria or any person in Syria for the purpose of making an investment described in paragraph (c);

  • (e) export, sell, supply or ship to Syria or any person in Syria any goods, including technical data, for use in the monitoring of telecommunications; or

  • (f) provide or acquire financial or other related services — other than those whose provision or acquisition is otherwise prohibited by these Regulations — to, from or for the benefit of or on the direction or order of Syria or any person in Syria.

  • SOR/2011-220, s. 2;
  • SOR/2011-330, s. 2;
  • SOR/2012-35, s. 1.
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