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Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Belarus) Regulations

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

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, pursuant to subsections 4(1)a, (1.1)b, (2) and (3) of the Special Economic Measures Actc, makes the annexed Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Belarus) Regulations.

a S.C. 2017, c. 21, s. 17(1)

b S.C. 2017, c. 21, s. 17(2)

c S.C. 1992, c. 17

Amendments

1 (1) Section 2 of the Special Economic Measures (Belarus) Regulations1 is amended by adding the following after paragraph (a):

(a.1) a person engaged in activities that directly or indirectly facilitate, support, provide funding for or contribute to a violation or attempted violation of the sovereignty or territorial integrity of Ukraine or that obstruct the work of international organizations in Ukraine;

(2) Subsections 2(c) to (e) of the Regulations are replaced by the following:

(c) an associate of a person referred to in paragraph (a) to (b);

(d) a family member of a person referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (c) or (g);

(e) an entity owned, held or controlled, directly or indirectly, by a person referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (d) or acting on behalf of or at the direction of such a person;

(f) an entity owned, held or controlled, directly or indirectly, by Belarus or acting on behalf of or at the direction of Belarus; or

(g) a senior official of an entity referred to in paragraph (e) or (f).

2 Paragraph 3.1(b) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

(b) Belarusbank, Belagroprombank or any other entity controlled by Belarus; or

3 Paragraph 3.2(b) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

(b) Belarusbank, Belagroprombank or any other entity controlled by Belarus; or

4 Paragraph 3.3(a) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

(a) Belarus or an entity controlled by Belarus; or

5 The heading of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations is replaced by the following:

Individuals — Gross Human Rights Violations

6 Schedule 1 to the Regulations is amended by adding the following after Part 1:

Part 1.1

Individuals — Grave Breach of International Peace and Security

  1. Inna Vladimirovna OLEKSINA
  2. Vitaly Alekseyevich OLEKSIN
  3. Denis Aleksandrovich MIKUSHEV
  4. Vyacheslav Ivanovich TULEYKO
  5. Igor Sergeyevich KABUSHEV
  6. Igor Vasilyevich KARPENKO
  7. Grigory Yuryevich AZARYONOK
  8. Lyudmila GLADKAYA
  9. Igor Petrovich TUR
  10. Ekaterina Vorobei SMUSHKOVICH
  11. Ivan Ivanovich GOLOVATY
  12. Anatoly Mechislavovich MARKEVICH
  13. Valery Nikolaevich IVANOV
  14. Aleksandr Grigoryevich VOLFOVICH
  15. Dmitry Aleksandrovich PANTUS
  16. Viachaslau Yevgenyevich RASSALAI
  17. Аlexey Ivanovich RIMASHEVSKIY
  18. Aliaksandr Petrovich VETENEVICH
  19. Aliaksandr Yauhenavich SHATROU

7 Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations is amended by adding the following after item 12:

  1. Absolutbank
  2. Amkodor Holding
  3. Belaruskali OAO
  4. Belarusian Potash Company
  5. Naftan Oil Refinery
  6. Grodno Tobacco Factory 'Neman'
  7. Minsk Tractor Works
  8. Belneftkhim
  9. Emirates Blue Sky
  10. Dubai Water Front
  11. Belinvestbank
  12. Belbizneslizing
  13. Belinvest-Engineering
  14. Bank Dabrabyt
  15. State Authority for Military Industry of the Republic of Belarus (SAMI)
  16. Public Joint Stock Company Integral
  17. 24x7 Panoptes
  18. Sokhra
  19. Synesis
  20. Inter Tobacco
  21. Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant
  22. Belspetsvneshtechnika
  23. Scientific and Production Limited Liability Company OKB TSP
  24. 558 Aircraft Repair Plant
  25. Minotor-Service

Application Before Publication

8 For the purpose of paragraph 11(2)(a) of the Statutory Instruments Act, these Regulations apply according to their terms before they are published in the Canada Gazette.

Coming into Force

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

1 SOR/2020-214

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