Canadian Films and Video Tapes Certification Fees Order (SOR/82-550)

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Canadian Films and Video Tapes Certification Fees Order

SOR/82-550

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION ACT

Registration 1982-05-28

Order Prescribing the Fees to be Paid by Persons in the Private Sector for Services Provided in Relation to the Certification of Canadian Films and Video Tapes

The Minister of Communications, pursuant to paragraph 13(b) of the Financial Administration Act and Order in Council P.C. 1982-1394 of 6 May, 1982Footnote *, hereby makes the annexed Order prescribing the fees to be paid by persons in the private sector for services provided in relation to the certification of Canadian Films and video tapes.

Dated at Ottawa, May 28, 1982

FRANCIS FOX
Minister of Communications

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Canadian Films and Video Tapes Certification Fees Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

certification service

certification service means a service provided with respect to an advance ruling, a provisional approval or a certificate given or issued with respect to the certification of films or tapes; (service d’émission de visas)

feature production

feature production means a motion picture film or tape of not less than 75 minutes running time; (production long métrage)

film or tape

film or tape means a film or tape referred to in subsection 1104(2) of the Income Tax Regulations; (film ou bande magnétoscopique)

film or tape production budget

film or tape production budget means

  • (a) where a film or tape is produced by a person in the private sector, the total financial contribution of that person to the production,

  • (b) where a film or tape is co-produced under an agreement entered into between Canada and another country, the total financial contribution of Canadian producers to the co-production covered by the agreement, or

  • (c) where a film or tape is co-produced by persons in the private sector and by the public sector, the total financial contribution of the persons in the private sector to the co-production; (budget de production du film ou de la bande magnétoscopique)

Minister

Minister means the Minister of Communications; (ministre)

review of a certification service

review of a certification service means the review of a certification service undertaken by the Minister where the Minister has indicated in writing his intention to deny the certification; (révision d’un service d’émission de visas)

short production

short production means a motion picture film or tape of less than 75 minutes running time. (production court métrage)

Fees

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the fee payable by a person in the private sector who applies for a certification service shall be equal to one thousandth of the film production budget.

  • (2) The fee payable pursuant to subsection (1) shall not be less than $25 or more than $500.

 The fee payable by a person in the private sector who applies for a review of a certification service shall be

  • (a) $500 with respect to a short production; and

  • (b) $1,500 with respect to a feature production.

 
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