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

Act current to 2016-01-25 and last amended on 2015-09-30. Previous Versions

PART VITransitional Provisions

Marginal note:Directive for transitional period
  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, after consultation with the Commission, issue to the Commission directives respecting the regulation, during any period ending five years after this section comes into force, of a Canadian carrier whose telecommunications operations were not, immediately before this section comes into force, being regulated pursuant to any Act of Parliament, but not more than one such directive may be issued in respect of any one Canadian carrier.

  • Marginal note:Implementation by Commission

    (2) The Commission shall carry out the directives, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Tabling in Parliament

    (3) The Minister shall have a copy of each directive laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first fifteen days on which that House is sitting after the directive is issued.

Marginal note:Deemed approval
  •  (1) An agreement or arrangement referred to in section 29 or a limitation of liability referred to in section 31 that was entered into or imposed, respectively, by a Canadian carrier in conformity with provincial law while the carrier’s operations were not being regulated under an Act of Parliament, and that is in effect on the coming into force of this section, shall be deemed to have been approved pursuant to section 29 or 31.

  • Marginal note:Deemed permission

    (2) A transmission line that was constructed by a Canadian carrier on, over, under or along a highway or other public place while the carrier’s operations were not being regulated under an Act of Parliament shall be deemed to have been constructed with the consent referred to in subsection 43(3).

  • 1993, c. 38, s. 76;
  • 1999, c. 31, s. 208(F).

PART VIIRelated Amendments, Repeals, Application of Certain Provisions and Coming into Force

Related Amendments

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Repeals

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Application of Certain Provisions

Marginal note:Agent of Her Majesty in right of Manitoba

 Where a day is fixed for the coming into force of section 3, 88, 89 or 90, that section does not apply in relation to any Canadian carrier that is an agent of Her Majesty in right of the Province of Manitoba until December 31, 1993, or such earlier day as is fixed by the Governor in Council at the written request of the Government of Manitoba.

Marginal note:Agent of Her Majesty in right of Saskatchewan

 Where a day is fixed for the coming into force of section 3, 88, 89 or 90, that section does not apply in relation to any Canadian carrier that is an agent of Her Majesty in right of the Province of Saskatchewan until a day to be fixed for that purpose by the Governor in Council on the expiration of five years after that section comes into force, or such earlier day as is fixed by the Governor in Council at the written request of the Government of Saskatchewan.

  • Return to footnote *[Note: Sections 3, 88, 89 and 90 shall apply in relation to any Canadian carrier that is an agent of Her Majesty in right of the Province of Saskatchewan as of June 30, 2000, see SI/98-109.]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

 This Act or any provision thereof shall come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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