Radiocommunication Regulations (SOR/96-484)

Regulations are current to 2014-11-11 and last amended on 2014-04-01. Previous Versions

 The radio licence fee payable in respect of radio apparatus installed in a space station that communicates with a mobile station is the applicable fee set out in item 1 of Part VII of Schedule III for each assigned transmit or receive frequency.

Radio Licence Amendments

 Where a licensee requests an amendment to a radio licence that results in a higher fee, the radio licence fee payable is the difference between the existing fee and the new fee.

Additional Radio Frequency

 Where a licensee operates on an additional radio frequency for which a fee is prescribed, the radio licence fee payable is the difference between the existing fee and the new fee.

Increase in the Number of Telephone Channels per Radio Frequency

 Where a licensee increases the number of telephone channels of a radio frequency assigned to a transmitter or receiver installed at a fixed station or space station described in section 61, 65 or 73, the radio licence fee payable in respect of that amendment is the difference between

  • (a) the new fee for the amended total number of telephone channels per radio frequency assigned to that transmitter or receiver, and

  • (b) the existing fee for the total number of telephone channels per radio frequency assigned to that transmitter or receiver.

Relocation of a Station

 Where a fixed station referred to in section 67 or 68 is relocated into a congestion zone where the radio licence fee is higher, the radio licence fee payable is, for each assigned transmit or receive radio frequency, the difference between the new fee in the congestion zone to which the station is relocated and the corresponding existing fee applicable in the congestion zone in which the station was previously located.

 Where a fixed station referred to in section 63 or 66 is relocated from an area into a metropolitan area, the radio licence fee payable is, for each assigned transmit or receive radio frequency, the difference between the new fee in the metropolitan area to which the station is relocated and the corresponding existing fee applicable in the area in which the station was previously located.

Fees for Taking Examinations for Radio Operator Certificates

 The fee payable for taking the examination for a certificate set out in paragraph 26(1)(c) or (d) is $80.00.

Fees for Taking Examinations for Amateur Radio Operator Certificates

 The fee payable for taking the examination for an amateur radio operator certificate with a qualification set out in any of subparagraphs 26(1)(e)(i) to (iv) is $20.00 per qualification.