On 26 February 2011, acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1970 (2011) imposing sanctions against Libya in response to the situation in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya involving violence and the use of force against civilians.
The Special Economic Measures Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolution on Libya implement the decisions of the Security Council in Canadian domestic law. Implementation of the travel ban imposed by Resolution 1970 (2011) is ensured in Canada under existing provisions of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. More at:
The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) has also published the Unofficial version of the Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolution on Libya and Taking Special Economic Measures.
[Ed Note: This item re-published from the CIFFA daily e-news.]