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Special Economic Measures (Syria) Regulations

Version of section 3.4 from 2014-01-29 to 2024-02-06:

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

    • (a) import, purchase, acquire, carry or ship any chemical weapons and equipment, goods or technology related to chemical weapons from Syria, wherever situated, whether held by or on behalf of Syria or any person in Syria; or

    • (b) transfer, acquire or purchase from Syria or any person in Syria technical assistance that is related to any of the chemical weapons and equipment, goods or technology set out in paragraph (a).

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to Her Majesty in right of Canada or a province if the Security Council of the United Nations has authorized, for the purpose of ensuring the elimination of Syria’s chemical weapons program, a member state of the United Nations to acquire, control, transport, transfer and destroy chemical weapons identified by the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

  • (3) Paragraph 3.1(a) does not apply after February 3, 2014 to any of the goods set out in paragraph 3.4(1)(a).

  • SOR/2014-11, s. 1

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