Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987

Version of section 11 from 2007-08-20 to 2012-08-31:

  •  (1) Except as otherwise provided by a condition of its licence and subject to subsections (2) to (4), the maximum number of minutes of advertising material that may be broadcast by a licensee is

    • (a) 12 minutes in any clock hour in a broadcast day before September 1, 2008; and

    • (b) 15 minutes in any clock hour in a broadcast day on or after September 1, 2008 and before September 1, 2009.

  • (2) If a program occupies time in two or more consecutive clock hours, a licensee may broadcast more than the maximum number of minutes of advertising material during any of those clock hours if the average number of minutes of advertising material broadcast during the clock hours occupied by the program does not exceed the maximum.

  • (3) In addition to the maximum number of minutes of advertising material, a licensee may broadcast

    • (a) during each clock hour, a maximum of 30 seconds of advertising material that consists of unpaid public service announcements; and

    • (b) partisan political advertising during an election period.

  • (4) A licensee may broadcast 14 minutes of advertising material in a clock hour between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. in a broadcast day on or after September 1, 2007 and before September 1, 2008.

  • (5) This section shall cease to have effect on September 1, 2009.

  • SOR/92-429, s. 2;
  • SOR/94-634, s. 1;
  • SOR/95-442, s. 1;
  • SOR/2007-195, s. 2.
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