Direction to the CRTC (Reservation of Cable Channels) (C.R.C., c. 378)

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Direction to the CRTC (Reservation of Cable Channels)

C.R.C., c. 378

BROADCASTING ACT

Direction Issued to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission Respecting the Reservation of Cable Channels

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as Direction to the CRTC (Reservation of Cable Channels).

Directions

 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is hereby directed that on or after March 19, 1970, a licence to operate a broadcasting receiving undertaking may not be issued or renewed in respect of any such undertaking situated in a province where the provincial authority of the province has given notice in writing to the Commission that it desires that cable transmission facilities of that undertaking be reserved for the use of the provincial authority for the purpose of broadcasting, at times stipulated in the notice, the types of programming defined in the appendix, and has satisfied the Commission that it has the present intention of using such facilities within a reasonable period of time, unless the Commission stipulates that at least one channel of the undertaking be reserved for the use of the provincial authority for that purpose.

 In this Direction, "provincial authority" means a provincial authority as defined in the appendix.

 
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