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Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations

Version of section 1 from 2023-08-04 to 2024-02-20:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

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)


Convention[Repealed, SOR/2022-27, s. 1]

designated person

designated person means a person who is in Russia, or is or was a national of Russia who does not ordinarily reside in Canada, and whose name is listed in either one of Schedules 1, 2 or 3. (personne désignée)


Minister means the Minister of Foreign Affairs. (ministre)


pension[Repealed, SOR/2022-27, s. 1]

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)


Russia means the Russian Federation and includes

  • (a) any political subdivision of the Russian Federation;

  • (b) the government, and any department, of the Russian Federation or of a political subdivision of the Russian Federation; and

  • (c) any agency of the Russian Federation or of a political subdivision of the Russian Federation. (Russie)


technology means any form of technical data or technical assistance, such as providing instruction, training, consulting or technical advice services or transferring know-how or technical data. (technologie)

  • SOR/2014-184, s. 1
  • SOR/2022-27, s. 1
  • SOR/2022-31, s. 1
  • SOR/2022-74, s. 1
  • SOR/2022-102, s. 1
  • SOR/2023-175, s. 4

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