Radiocommunication Regulations

Version of section 10.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-02-27:

  •  (1) The definitions in this subsection apply in this section.

    earth station

    earth station means a fixed or mobile station that operates either in the fixed satellite service or in the mobile satellite service. (station terrienne)

    fixed satellite service

    fixed satellite service means a radiocommunication service that provides for communications between fixed stations and space stations. (service fixe par satellite)

    mobile satellite service

    mobile satellite service means a radiocommunication service that provides for communications between mobile stations and space stations. ((service mobile par satellite))

    radiocommunication service

    radiocommunication service means a service provided by means of radiocommunication but excludes telecommunications services supplied for the transmission of services regulated under the Broadcasting Act where such services are intended for direct reception by the public. (service de radiocommunication)

  • (2) Notwithstanding sections 9 and 10, the following persons, who operate an earth station in a fixed satellite service, are eligible to be issued, in respect of that earth station, a radio licence as a radiocommunication user, a radiocommunication service provider other than a radiocommunication carrier, or a radiocommunication carrier:

    • (a) an individual who is

    • (b) a corporation that is incorporated or continued under the laws of Canada or a province;

    • (c) a partnership or joint venture where each partner or co-venturer is eligible to be issued a radio licence under this subsection; and

    • (d) a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, or an agency thereof.

  • (3) Notwithstanding sections 9 and 10, the following persons, who operate an earth station in a mobile satellite service, are eligible to be issued, in respect of that earth station, a radio licence as a radiocommunication user, a radiocommunication service provider other than a radiocommunication carrier, or a radiocommunication carrier:

    • (a) an individual who is

    • (b) a corporation that is incorporated or continued under the laws of Canada or a province;

    • (c) a partnership or joint venture where each partner or co-venturer is eligible to be issued a radio licence under this subsection; and

    • (d) a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, or an agency thereof.

  • (4) This section applies beginning on March 1, 2000 in respect of earth stations that are fixed stations in the fixed satellite service and that provide telecommunication services between points in Canada and between points in Canada and the United States.

  • SOR/99-108, s. 1;
  • 2001, c. 27, s. 273.
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