Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Syria) Regulations

Whereas the Governor in Council is of the opinion that the situation in Syria constitutes a grave breach of international peace and security that has resulted or is likely to result in a serious international crisis;

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 Special Economic Measures Act, makes the annexed Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Syria) Regulations.


S.C. 1992, c. 17

Amendments

1. The Special Economic Measures (Syria) Regulations are amended by adding the following after section 3.3:

3.4 (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).

2. Schedule 1 to the English version of the Regulations is amended by replacing the reference after the heading “SCHEDULE 1” with the following:

(Sections 1, 2 and 7)

3. Item 14 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the French version of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

14. Mada Transport

4. Item 111 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations is repealed.

5. Schedule 2 to the Regulations is amended by adding the following in numerical order:

Table 1: Schedule 2
ItemGoodsDescription
55.AcetoneChemical Abstracts Service registry number 67-64-1
56.AcetyleneChemical Abstracts Service registry number 74-86-2
57.AmmoniaChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7664-41-7
58.AntimonyChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7440-36-0
59.BenzaldehydeChemical Abstracts Service registry number 100-52-7
60.BenzoinChemical Abstracts Service registry number 119-53-9
61.1-ButanolChemical Abstracts Service registry number 71-36-3
62.2-ButanolChemical Abstracts Service registry number 78-92-2
63.Iso-ButanolChemical Abstracts Service registry number 78-83-1
64.Tert-ButanolChemical Abstracts Service registry number 75-65-0
65.Calcium carbideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 75-20-7
66.Carbon monoxideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 630-08-0
67.ChlorineChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7782-50-5
68.CyclohexanolChemical Abstracts Service registry number 108-93-0
69.Dicyclohexylamine (DCA)Chemical Abstracts Service registry number 101-83-7
70.EthanolChemical Abstracts Service registry number 64-17-5
71.EthyleneChemical Abstracts Service registry number 74-85-1
72.Ethylene oxideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 75-21-8
73.FluorapatiteChemical Abstracts Service registry number 1306-05-4
74.Hydrogen chlorideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7647-01-0
75.Hydrogen sulfideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7783-06-4
76.Isopropanol (95 % concentration or greater)Chemical Abstracts Service registry number 67-63-0
77.Mandelic acidChemical Abstracts Service registry number 90-64-2
78.MethanolChemical Abstracts Service registry number 67-56-1
79.Methyl iodideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 74-88-4
80.Methyl mercaptanChemical Abstracts Service registry number 74-93-1
81.MonoethyleneglycolChemical Abstracts Service registry number 107-21-1
82.Oxalyl chlorideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 79-37-8
83.Potassium sulphideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 1312-73-8
84.Potassium thiocyanateChemical Abstracts Service registry number 333-20-0
85.Sodium hypochloriteChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7681-52-9
86.SulphurChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7704-34-9
87.Sulphur dioxideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7446-09-5
88.Sulphur trioxideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7446-11-9
89.Thiophosphoryl chlorideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 3982-91-0
90.Tri-isobutyl phosphiteChemical Abstracts Service registry number 1606-96-8
91.White phosphorusChemical Abstracts Service registry number 12185-10-3
92.Yellow phosphorusChemical Abstracts Service registry number 7723-14-0
93.Methyl chlorideChemical Abstracts Service registry number 74-87-3
94.Laboratory EquipmentEquipment, including parts and accessories, specifically designed for the (destructive or non-destructive) analysis or detection of chemical substances, with the exception of equipment, parts and accessories, specifically intended for medical use

Application Before Publication

6. 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

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


SOR/2011-114