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Special Economic Measures (Belarus) Regulations

Version of section 3.6 from 2022-04-05 to 2022-06-24:


Marginal note:Restricted goods

  •  (1) It is prohibited for any person in Canada and any Canadian outside Canada to export, sell, supply or ship any good, wherever situated, to Belarus or to any person in Belarus if the good is described in the Restricted Goods and Technologies List.

  • Marginal note:Restricted technologies

    (2) It is prohibited for any person in Canada and any Canadian outside Canada to provide to Belarus or to any person in Belarus any technology that is described in the Restricted Goods and Technologies List.

  • Marginal note:Non-application — goods

    (3) Subsection (1) does not apply to

    • (a) goods temporarily exported for use by a representative of the media from Canada or from a partner country referred to in Schedule 3;

    • (b) goods for use in support of international nuclear safeguards verifications;

    • (c) goods for use by a department or agency of the Government of Canada or of a partner country referred to in Schedule 3;

    • (d) goods for use in inspections under the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, signed at Paris, France on January 13, 1993, as amended from time to time;

    • (e) goods for use in relation to the activities of the International Space Station;

    • (f) software updates for end-users that are civilian entities that are owned, held or controlled by a Canadian or a national of a partner country referred to in Schedule 3, or subsidiaries of those entities;

    • (g) civil aircraft registered in a foreign state that are departing from Canada after a temporary sojourn in Canada or civil aircraft registered in Canada departing for a temporary sojourn abroad;

    • (h) the following goods, if stored on board an aircraft or ship:

      • (i) equipment and spare parts that are necessary for the proper operation of the aircraft or ship, or

      • (ii) usual and reasonable quantities of supplies intended for consumption on board the aircraft or ship during the outgoing and return flight or voyage;

    • (i) goods exported for use or consumption on an aircraft or ship that is registered in Canada or the United States;

    • (j) goods exported by an air carrier that is owned by a Canadian or a national of the United States for use in the maintenance, repair or operation of an aircraft registered in Canada or the United States;

    • (k) consumer communication devices that are generally available to the public and designed to be installed by the user without further substantial support; and

    • (l) personal effects exported by an individual that are solely for the use of the individual or the individual’s immediate family and are not intended for sale or to remain in Belarus unless consumed there.

  • Marginal note:Non-application — technologies

    (4) Subsection (2) does not apply to technology provided in relation to a good if the export, sale, supply or shipment of that good is authorized by subsection (3).

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    (5) The following definitions apply in this section.

    consumer communication device

    consumer communication device means any of the following items:

    • (a) computers;

    • (b) disk drives, solid-state storage equipment and other memory devices;

    • (c) input/output control units, other than industrial controllers designed for chemical processing;

    • (d) graphics accelerators and graphics coprocessors;

    • (e) monitors;

    • (f) printers;

    • (g) modems, network access controllers and communications channel controllers;

    • (h) keyboards, mice and similar devices;

    • (i) mobile phones, including cellular and satellite telephones, personal digital assistants, subscriber identity module (SIM) cards and similar devices;

    • (j) information security equipment and peripherals;

    • (k) digital cameras and memory cards;

    • (l) television and radio receivers;

    • (m) recording devices;

    • (n) batteries, chargers, carrying cases and accessories for a good referred to in paragraphs (a) to (m); and

    • (o) software, other than encryption source code, for use with a good referred to in paragraphs (a) to (n). (dispositif de communication)

    Restricted Goods and Technologies List

    Restricted Goods and Technologies List means the Restricted Goods and Technologies List, prepared by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development and published on the Department’s website, as amended from time to time. (Liste des marchandises et technologies réglementées)

  • SOR/2022-75, s. 4
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