Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Tunisia) Regulations

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Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Tunisia) Regulations

SOR/2011-78FREEZING ASSETS OF CORRUPT FOREIGN OFFICIALS ACT
Registration 2011-03-23
Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Tunisia) Regulations
P.C. 2011-427 2011-03-23Whereas Tunisia and Egypt have asserted to the Government of Canada, in writing, that each of the persons listed in the annexed Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Tunisia and Egypt) Regulations have misappropriated property of Tunisia or of Egypt, as the case may be, or have acquired property inappropriately by virtue of their office or a personal or business relationship and have asked the Government of Canada to freeze the property of those persons;
Whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that each of those persons are politically exposed foreign persons in relation to Tunisia or Egypt, as the case may be;
Whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that there is internal turmoil or an uncertain political situation in Tunisia and Egypt;
And whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that the making of the annexed Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Tunisia and Egypt) Regulations is in the interest of international relations;
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 Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials ActFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Tunisia and Egypt) Regulations.
Return to footnote aS.C. 2011, c. 10Interpretation

[SOR/2016-41, s. 2(F)]
Definition of Tunisia
1 In these Regulations, Tunisia means the Tunisian Republic.
SOR/2016-41, s. 3.
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Application

Marginal note:Application

2 Section 3 applies in respect of the property of the politically exposed foreign persons listed in Schedule 1.
SOR/2016-41, s. 3.
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Prohibitions

Marginal note:Asset freeze

3 A person in Canada must not

(a) deal, directly or indirectly, in any property, wherever situated, of any politically exposed foreign person;
(b) enter into or facilitate, directly or indirectly, any financial transaction related to a dealing referred to in paragraph (a); or
(c) provide financial services or other related services in respect of any property of any politically exposed foreign person.

Application Before Publication

Marginal note:Application before publication

4 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

Marginal note:Registration

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

SCHEDULE 1(Section 2)Politically Exposed Foreign Persons (Tunisia)

1 to 4 
[Repealed, SOR/2016-41, s. 4]


Fahd Mohamed Sakher Ben Moncef ben Mohamed Hafiz EL MATRI (also known among other names as Fahd Mohamed Sakher Ben Moncef Ben Mohamed Hfaiez MATERI), born on December 2, 1981, in Tunis, son of Naïma BOUTIBA and spouse of Nesrine BEN ALI

6 and 7 
[Repealed, SOR/2016-41, s. 4]


Belhassen Ben Mohamed ben Rhouma TRABELSI (also known among other names as Belhassen Ben Mohamed Ben Rehouma TRABELSI), born on November 5, 1962, in Tunis, son of Saïda DHRIF

9 to 17 
[Repealed, SOR/2016-41, s. 4]

18 
Moez Ben Moncef ben Mohamed TRABELSI (also known among other names as Moez Ben Moncef Ben Mohamed TRABELSI), born on July 3, 1973, in Tunis, son of Yamina SOUIAÏ

19 to 71 
[Repealed, SOR/2016-41, s. 4]

72 
Zohra Bent Hedi Ben Ali JILANI, spouse of Belhassen TRABELSI

73 
[Repealed, SOR/2016-41, s. 4]

74 
Sofia Bent Belhassen Ben Mohamed TRABELSI, family member of Leila TRABELSI

75 
Zine Bent Belhassen TRABELSI, family member of Leila TRABELSI

76 
Asma Bent Belhassen TRABELSI, family member of Leila TRABELSI

77 
Mohamed Fares Ben Belhassen TRABELSI, family member of Leila TRABELSI

78 to 123 
[Repealed, SOR/2016-41, s. 4]

Notes:


Uppercase letters indicate the surname.


Unless there is an indication to the contrary, the country of birth is Tunisia.

SOR/2011-316, ss. 1(E), 2, 3;
SOR/2016-41, s. 4.

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