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Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

SOR/2006-287

UNITED NATIONS ACT

Registration 2006-11-09

Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

P.C. 2006-1312 2006-11-09

Whereas the Security Council of the United Nations, acting under Article 41 of the Charter of the United Nations, adopted Resolution 1718 (2006) on October 14, 2006;

And whereas it appears to the Governor in Council to be necessary to make regulations for enabling the measures set out in that Resolution to be effectively applied;

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, pursuant to section 2 of the United Nations Act, hereby makes the annexed Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolution on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

armoured combat vehicles

armoured combat vehicles[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

arms and related material

arms and related material means any type of weapon, ammunition, military equipment including military vehicles, or paramilitary equipment, and their spare parts. (armes et matériel connexe)

attack helicopters

attack helicopters[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

battle tanks

battle tanks[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

bulk cash

bulk cash means an amount of currency of any country whose total value is greater than $10,000 in Canadian currency. (grande quantité d’argent en espèces)

Canadian

Canadian means a citizen within the meaning of the Citizenship Act, or an entity established, incorporated or continued by or under the laws of Canada or of a province. (Canadien)

combat aircraft

combat aircraft[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

Committee of the Security Council

Committee of the Security Council means the Committee of the Security Council established under paragraph 12 of Security Council Resolution 1718. (Comité du Conseil de sécurité)

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

designated person

designated person means a person that is designated by the Committee of the Security Council under paragraph 8(d) or 12(e) of Security Council Resolution 1718 or by the Security Council under paragraph 8(d) of that resolution. (personne désignée)

DPRK

DPRK means the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and includes 

  • (a) its political subdivisions;

  • (b) its government and departments and the government and departments of its political subdivisions; and

  • (c) its agencies or any agency of its political subdivisions. (RPDC)

entity

entity includes a corporation, trust, partnership, fund, unincorporated association or organization or a foreign state. (entité)

Focal Point for De-listing

Focal Point for De-listing[Repealed, SOR/2020-119, s. 1]

HS

HS means the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System developed and maintained by the World Customs Organization. (SH)

large-calibre artillery systems

large-calibre artillery systems[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

luxury goods

luxury goods includes jewelry, gems, precious and semi-precious stones, precious metals, lead crystal, tableware of porcelain or bone china, watches, cigarettes, alcoholic beverages, perfume, designer clothing and accessories, furs, rugs, tapestries, sporting goods, private aircraft, gourmet foods and ingredients, lobster, computers, televisions and other electronic devices and yachts, personal watercraft, snowmobiles and automobiles and other motor vehicles that are used to transport people, except those that are used for public transportation. (articles de luxe)

Minister

Minister means the Minister of Foreign Affairs. (ministre)

missiles and missile systems

missiles and missile systems[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

national

national means an individual who possesses the nationality of the DPRK as determined in accordance with the laws of the DPRK. (national)

official

official means an individual who

  • (a) is or was employed in the service of Her Majesty in right of Canada or of a province;

  • (b) occupies or occupied a position of responsibility in the service of Her Majesty in right of Canada or of a province; or

  • (c) is or was engaged by or on behalf of Her Majesty in right of Canada or of a province. (fonctionnaire)

person

person means an individual or an entity. (personne)

property

property[Repealed, SOR/2018-1, s. 1]

resources contributing to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s weapons programme

resources contributing to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s weapons programme[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

resources contributing to the DPRK’s weapons programme

resources contributing to the DPRK’s weapons programme[Repealed, SOR/2016-278, s. 1]

Security Council

Security Council means the Security Council of the United Nations. (Conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution

Security Council Resolution[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

Security Council Resolution 1718

Security Council Resolution 1718 means Resolution 1718 (2006) of October 14, 2006 adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 1718 du conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution 1874

Security Council Resolution 1874 means Resolution 1874 (2009) of June 12, 2009 adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 1874 du conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution 2087

Security Council Resolution 2087 means Resolution 2087 (2013) of January 22, 2013, adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 2087 du Conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution 2094

Security Council Resolution 2094 means Resolution 2094 (2013) of March 7, 2013, adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 2094 du Conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution 2270

Security Council Resolution 2270 means Resolution 2270 (2016) of March 2, 2016, adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 2270 du Conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution 2321

Security Council Resolution 2321 means Resolution 2321 (2016) of November 30, 2016 adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 2321 du Conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution 2356

Security Council Resolution 2356 means Resolution 2356 (2017) of June 2, 2017 adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 2356 du Conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution 2371

Security Council Resolution 2371 means Resolution 2371 (2017) of August 5, 2017 adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 2371 du Conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution 2375

Security Council Resolution 2375 means Resolution 2375 (2017) of September 11, 2017 adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 2375 du Conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolution 2397

Security Council Resolution 2397 means Resolution 2397 (2017) of December 22, 2017 adopted by the Security Council. (résolution 2397 du Conseil de sécurité)

Security Council Resolutions

Security Council Resolutions means Security Council Resolution 1718, Security Council Resolution 1874, Security Council Resolution 2087, Security Council Resolution 2094, Security Council Resolution 2270, Security Council Resolution 2321, Security Council Resolution 2356, Security Council Resolution 2371, Security Council Resolution 2375 and Security Council Resolution 2397. (résolutions du Conseil de sécurité)

technical assistance

technical assistance means any form of assistance, such as providing instruction, training, consulting services or technical advice or transferring know-how or technical data. (aide technique)

technical data

technical data[Repealed, SOR/2016-278, s. 1]

warships

warships[Repealed, SOR/2009-232, s. 2]

working day

working day means a day that is neither a Saturday nor a holiday. (jour ouvrable)

  • SOR/2009-232, s. 2
  • SOR/2013-219, s. 5
  • SOR/2016-278, s. 1
  • SOR/2018-1, s. 1
  • SOR/2018-2, s. 1
  • SOR/2020-119, s. 1

Prohibitions

Marginal note:Prohibited activities

  •  (1) It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to knowingly

    • (a) deal in any property in Canada that is owned, held or controlled, directly or indirectly, by a designated person or by a person acting on behalf of, or at the direction of, a designated person;

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

    • (c) provide or acquire any financial or related services in respect of a dealing referred to in paragraph (a);

    • (d) make available any property to or for the benefit of a designated person, a person acting on behalf of or at the direction of a designated person or an entity that is owned, held or controlled, directly or indirectly, by a designated person; or

    • (e) provide any financial or related services to or for the benefit of any person or entity referred to in paragraph (d) or acquire any such services from or for the benefit of any such person or entity.

  • Marginal note:Cash

    (2) It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to knowingly supply or transfer, directly or indirectly, any bulk cash that is destined for the DPRK, for any person in the DPRK or for any national or to knowingly receive any bulk cash from the DPRK, from any person in the DPRK or from any national.

Marginal note:Real property

  •  (1) It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to knowingly sell or lease or otherwise make available real property to the DPRK, to a national or to any person acting on behalf or at the direction of the DPRK or a national.

  • Marginal note:Embassies and consulates

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to real property that is located in Canada and used exclusively for diplomatic or consular activities or to activities within the meaning of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

  • Marginal note:Application

    (3) For greater certainty, only the renewal of a lease that was entered into before the coming into force of these Regulations is subject to subsection (1) and that subsection does not apply to a lease that provided for that renewal.

  • SOR/2009-232, s. 13(E)
  • SOR/2013-219, ss. 6, 12(F)
  • SOR/2016-278, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-1, s. 2
  • SOR/2020-119, s. 2

Marginal note:Providing financial or related services

  •  (1) It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to knowingly provide financial or related services that are intended to facilitate trade with the DPRK to the DPRK, to any person in the DPRK or to a person acting on behalf of or at the direction of the DPRK or any person in the DPRK .

  • Marginal note:Accepting financial or related services

    (2) It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to accept any financial or related services that are intended to facilitate trade with the DPRK from the DPRK, from any person in the DPRK or from a person acting on behalf of or at the direction of the DPRK or any person in the DPRK.

  • SOR/2009-232, s. 3
  • SOR/2013-219, s. 7
  • SOR/2016-278, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-1, s. 3
  • SOR/2020-119, s. 2

Marginal note:Exception — diplomatic missions or humanitarian aid

  •  (1) Sections 2 and 4 do not apply to an activity that is intended solely for the support of diplomatic or consular missions in the DPRK or humanitarian aid missions that is conducted by or in coordination with the United Nations, even if that activity involves the Foreign Trade Bank of the DPRK or the Korea National Insurance Corporation.

  • Marginal note:Exception — case by case

    (2) Sections 2 and 4 do not apply to an activity if the Committee of the Security Council has approved the activity in advance.

  • SOR/2009-232, ss. 4, 13(E)
  • SOR/2013-219, ss. 8, 12(F)
  • SOR/2016-278, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-1, s. 4
  • SOR/2020-119, s. 2

Marginal note:Prohibited activities — entities referred to in section 19

 It is prohibited for any entity referred to in section 19 to open a new office, branch, subsidiary or bank account in the DPRK.

  • SOR/2009-232, s. 5
  • SOR/2013-219, s. 9
  • SOR/2016-278, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-1, s. 5
  • SOR/2018-2, s. 2
  • SOR/2020-119, s. 2

 [Repealed, SOR/2016-278, s. 2]

 [Repealed, SOR/2013-219, s. 9]

 [Repealed, SOR/2016-278, s. 2]

Marginal note:Joint ventures and cooperative entities

  •  (1) It is prohibited for any person in Canada or any Canadian outside Canada to form, maintain or operate a joint venture or a cooperative entity with the DPRK or with any person in the DPRK.

  • Marginal note:Maintaining operations

    (2) A joint venture or cooperative entity may continue to operate, however, if the Committee of the Security Council has approved the maintenance of the operation.

  • SOR/2009-232, s. 13(E)
  • SOR/2013-219, s. 10
  • SOR/2016-278, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-1, s. 6
  • SOR/2018-2, s. 3
  • SOR/2020-119, s. 2
 
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