Direction to the CRTC (Ineligibility of Non-Canadians) (SOR/97-192)

Regulations are current to 2014-06-12

DIRECTION

 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is hereby directed that no broadcasting licence may be issued, and no amendments or renewals thereof may be granted, to an applicant that is a non-Canadian.

 Where the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission determines that an applicant is controlled by a non-Canadian, whether on the basis of personal, financial, contractual or business relations or any other considerations relevant to determining control, other than the beneficial ownership and control of the voting shares of a qualified successor by a Canadian carrier or its acquiring corporation, the applicant is deemed to be a non-Canadian.

REPEAL

 The Direction to the CRTC (Ineligibility of Non-Canadians)Footnote 1 is repealed.

COMING INTO FORCE

 This Direction comes into force on April 8, 1997.