Telecommunications Act (S.C. 1993, c. 38)

Act current to 2015-06-22 and last amended on 2014-12-16. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Delegation of powers
  •  (1) The Commission may, in writing and on specified terms, delegate to any person, including any body created by the Commission for that purpose, any of its powers under section 41.2 and the power to collect fees that it prescribes under subsection 41.21(1).

  • Marginal note:Decision of delegate

    (2) For the purposes of sections 62 and 63, a decision of a delegate is deemed to be a decision of the Commission.

  • Marginal note:Decision of Commission

    (3) For greater certainty, a delegation of powers is a decision of the Commission.

  • Marginal note:Revocation of delegation

    (4) The Commission may, in writing, revoke a delegation of powers. A revocation is deemed not to be a decision of the Commission.

  • 2005, c. 50, s. 1;
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 598.
Marginal note:Rates
  •  (1) A delegate may charge rates for exercising delegated powers.

  • (2) [Repealed, 2012, c. 19, s. 599]

  • 2005, c. 50, s. 1;
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 599.
Marginal note:Financial Administration Act does not apply
  •  (1) Despite the Financial Administration Act, money collected by a delegate is deemed not to be public money.

  • Marginal note:Exception — fees

    (2) However, any fees that are prescribed under subsection 41.21(1) and collected by the delegate are public money when they are paid to the Receiver General.

  • 2012, c. 19, s. 600.
Marginal note:Regulation of rates and delegated powers

 The Commission may regulate the rates charged by a delegate, whether by requiring pre-approval of the rates or otherwise, and the manner in which the delegate exercises any of the delegated powers.

  • 2005, c. 50, s. 1.
Marginal note:Report to Minister
  •  (1) The Commission shall, within six months after the end of each fiscal year, deliver a report to the Minister on the operation of the national do not call list in that fiscal year.

  • Marginal note:Content of report

    (2) The report shall set out any costs or expenditures related to the list, the number of Canadians using the list, the number of telemarketers accessing the list, any incon­sistencies in the prohibitions or requirements of the Commission under section 41 that are applicable to the operation of the list, and an analysis of the effectiveness of the list.

  • Marginal note:Tabling of report

    (3) The Minister shall cause a copy of the report referred to in subsection (1) to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first fifteen days on which that House is sitting after the Minister receives the report.

  • 2005, c. 50, s. 1.