Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Ukraine) Regulations

SOR/2014-44

FREEZING ASSETS OF CORRUPT FOREIGN OFFICIALS ACT

Registration 2014-03-05

Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Ukraine) Regulations

P.C. 2014-198 2014-03-05

Whereas Ukraine has asserted to the Government of Canada, in writing, that each of the persons listed in the annexed Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Ukraine) Regulations has misappropriated property of Ukraine or has acquired property inappropriately by virtue of their office or a personal or business relationship and Ukraine has asked the Government of Canada to freeze the property of those persons;

Whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that each of those persons is a politically exposed foreign person in relation to Ukraine;

Whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that there is internal turmoil or an uncertain political situation in Ukraine;

And whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that the making of the annexed Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Ukraine) Regulations is in the interest of international relations;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, pursuant to subsections 4(1) to (3) of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Ukraine) Regulations.

Application

Marginal note:Application

 Section 2 applies in respect of the property of the politically exposed foreign persons listed in the schedule.

Prohibitions

Marginal note:Asset freeze

 A person in Canada or a Canadian outside Canada must not

  • (a) deal, directly or indirectly, in any property, wherever situated, of any politically exposed foreign person;

  • (b) enter into or facilitate, directly or indirectly, any financial transaction related to a dealing referred to in paragraph (a); or

  • (c) provide financial services or other related services in respect of any property of any politically exposed foreign person.

Application Before Publication

Marginal note:Application before publication

 For the purpose of paragraph 11(2)(a) of the Statutory Instruments Act, these Regulations apply before they are published in the Canada Gazette.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

SCHEDULE(Section 1)Politically Exposed Foreign Persons (Ukraine)

  • 1 Mykola Yanovych AZAROV, born on December 17, 1947, former Prime Minister of Ukraine

  • 2 Oleksii Mykolayovych AZAROV, born on July 13, 1971, son of former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Yanovych AZAROV

  • 3 Raisa Vasylivna BOHATYRIOVA, born on January 6, 1953, former Minister of Health of Ukraine

  • 4 Ihor Oleksandrovych KALININ, born on December 28, 1959, former Adviser to the former President of Ukraine Viktor Fedorovych YANUKOVYCH

  • 5 Andrii Petrovych KLIUIEV, born on August 12, 1964, former Head of Administration of the former President of Ukraine Viktor Fedorovych YANUKOVYCH

  • 6 Serhii Petrovych KLIUIEV, born on August 12, 1969, businessman, brother of Andrii Petrovych KLIUIEV

  • 7 Serhiy Vitaliyovych KURCHENKO, born on September 21, 1985, businessman and close associate of former President of Ukraine Viktor Fedorovych YANUKOVYCH

  • 8 Olena Leonidivna LUKASH, born on November 12, 1976, former Minister of Justice of Ukraine

  • 9 Andriy Volodymyrovych PORTNOV, born on October 27, 1973, former Adviser to the former President of Ukraine Viktor Fedorovych YANUKOVYCH

  • 10 Artem Viktorovych PSHONKA, born on March 19, 1976, son of former Prosecutor General Viktor Pavlovych PSHONKA, Deputy Head of the faction of Party of Regions in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

  • 11 Viktor Pavlovych PSHONKA, born on February 6, 1954, former Prosecutor General of Ukraine

  • 12 Viktor Ivanovych RATUSHNIAK, born on October 16, 1959, former Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

  • 13 Dmytro Volodymyrovych TABACHNYK, born on November 28, 1963, former Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine

  • 14 Oleksandr Hryhorovych YAKYMENKO, born on December 22, 1964, former Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU)

  • 15 Viktor Fedorovych YANUKOVYCH, born on July 9, 1950, former President of Ukraine

  • 16 Viktor Viktorovych YANUKOVYCH, born on July 16, 1981, son of former President of Ukraine Viktor Fedorovych YANUKOVYCH, Member of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

  • 17 Oleksandr Viktorovych YANUKOVYCH, born on July 1, 1973, son of former President of Ukraine Viktor Fedorovych YANUKOVYCH

  • 18 Vitalii Yuriyovych ZAKHARCHENKO, born on January 20, 1963, former Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

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