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Special Economic Measures (Syria) Regulations

Version of section 1 from 2012-07-05 to 2023-08-03:

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

designated person

designated person means a person who is in Syria, or is a national of Syria who does not ordinarily reside in Canada, and whose name is listed in Schedule 1. (personne désignée)

luxury goods

luxury goods means goods such as jewellery, gems, precious metals, watches, cigarettes, alcoholic beverages, perfume, designer clothing and accessories, furs, sporting goods, private aircraft, gourmet foods and ingredients, lobster, computers, televisions and other electronic devices. (articles de luxe)


Minister means the Minister of Foreign Affairs. (ministre)


Syria means the Syrian Arab Republic and includes

  • (a) any political subdivision of Syria;

  • (b) the government, and any department, of Syria or of a political subdivision of Syria; and

  • (c) any agency of Syria or of a political subdivision of Syria. (Syrie)

  • SOR/2012-107, s. 1
  • SOR/2012-145, s. 5

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