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Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-22)

Act current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2019-07-11. Previous Versions

Offices, Meetings and Residence (continued)

Marginal note:Residence of members

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the members of the Commission shall reside in the National Capital Region as described in the schedule to the National Capital Act or within any distance of it that may be determined by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Residence of members — regional office

    (2) If a regional office of the Commission is established under subsection 10(1.1), a member of the Commission who is designated for that region by the Governor in Council shall reside in that region and within any distance of that regional office that may be determined by the Governor in Council.

  • 1991, c. 11, s. 79
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1707

By-laws

Marginal note:By-laws of Commission

  •  (1) The Commission may make by-laws

    • (a) respecting the calling of meetings of the Commission;

    • (b) respecting the conduct of business at meetings of the Commission, the establishment of special and standing committees of the Commission, the delegation of duties to those committees and the fixing of quorums for meetings thereof; and

    • (c) fixing the travel and living expenses to be paid to members.

  • Marginal note:By-law subject to Minister’s approval

    (2) No by-law made under paragraph (1)(c) has any effect unless it has been approved by the Minister.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-22, s. 11
  • 2001, c. 34, s. 31(E)
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1708

Objects, Powers, Duties and Functions

Marginal note:In relation to broadcasting

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-22, s. 12
  • 1991, c. 11, s. 80
  • 1993, c. 38, s. 85
  • 2001, c. 34, s. 31(E)
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1709, c. 23, s. 69

Marginal note:Annual report

  •  (1) The Commission shall, within three months after the end of each fiscal year, submit to the Minister a report, in such form as the Minister may direct, on the activities of the Commission for that fiscal year, and the Minister shall cause a copy of the report to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first fifteen days on which that House is sitting after the Minister receives it.

  • Marginal note:Broadcasting Act

    (2) The report must include information about the following in respect of the fiscal year, including their number:

    • (a) inquiries conducted under subsection 12(1) of the Broadcasting Act in relation to the identification, prevention and removal of barriers;

    • (b) inquiries conducted under that subsection in relation to sections 42 to 44 of the Accessible Canada Act;

    • (c) orders made under subsection 12(2) of the Broadcasting Act in relation to the identification, prevention and removal of barriers; and

    • (d) orders made under that subsection in relation to sections 42 to 44 of the Accessible Canada Act.

  • Marginal note:Telecommunications Act

    (3) The report must include information about the following in respect of the fiscal year, including their number:

    • (a) inspections conducted under section 71 of the Telecommunications Act in relation to compliance with decisions made under that Act in relation to the identification, prevention and removal of barriers;

    • (b) inspections conducted under that section in relation to compliance with sections 51 to 53 of the Accessible Canada Act;

    • (c) orders made under section 51 of the Telecommunications Act in relation to the identification, prevention and removal of barriers;

    • (d) orders made under that section in relation to sections 51 to 53 of the Accessible Canada Act;

    • (e) notices of violation issued under section 72.005 of the Telecommunications Act in relation to contraventions of decisions made under that Act in relation to the identification, prevention and removal of barriers;

    • (f) notices of violation issued under that section in relation to contraventions of any of subsections 51(1) to (4) and (7), 52(1) to (3) and 53(1) to (3) and (6) of the Accessible Canada Act;

    • (g) inquiries conducted under subsection 48(1) of the Telecommunications Act in relation to the identification, prevention and removal of barriers; and

    • (h) inquiries conducted under subsection 48(1.1) of that Act.

  • Marginal note:Observations and prescribed information

    (4) The report must include

    • (a) observations about whether the information referred to in subsections (2) and (3) discloses any systemic or emerging issues related to the identification and removal of barriers, and the prevention of new barriers; and

    • (b) any information respecting the identification, prevention and removal of barriers that is prescribed by regulations made under subsection (5).

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (5) The Governor in Council may make regulations for the purposes of paragraph (4)(b).

  • Marginal note:Definition of barrier

    (6) In this section, barrier has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Accessible Canada Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-22, s. 13
  • 1991, c. 11, s. 80
  • 2019, c. 10, s. 147

 [Repealed, 1991, c. 11, s. 80]

 
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