Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987

Version of section 5 from 2006-03-22 to 2011-08-31:

  •  (1) A licensee shall not broadcast

    • (a) anything in contravention of the law;

    • (b) any abusive comment or abusive pictorial representation that, when taken in context, tends to or is likely to expose an individual or a group or class of individuals to hatred or contempt on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or mental or physical disability;

    • (c) any obscene or profane language or pictorial representation; or

    • (d) any false or misleading news.

  • (1.1) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), sexual orientation does not include the orientation towards any sexual act or activity that would constitute an offence under the Criminal Code.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/94-220, s. 3]

  • SOR/91-587, s. 1;
  • SOR/94-220, s. 3.
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