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Telecommunications Act (S.C. 1993, c. 38)

Act current to 2019-07-01 and last amended on 2015-09-30. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2010, c. 23, s. 89(2)

  • — 2010, c. 23, s. 90

    • 2005, c. 50, s. 1

      90 Sections 41.1 to 41.7 of the Act are repealed.

  • — 2019, c. 10, s. 162

    • 162 Section 48 of the Telecommunications Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

      • Accessibility inquiries

        (1.1) The Commission may, on application by any interested person or on its own motion, inquire into and make a determination in respect of anything prohibited, required or permitted to be done under sections 51 to 53 of the Accessible Canada Act.

  • — 2019, c. 10, s. 163

    • 163 Section 51 of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • Mandatory and restraining orders

        51 The Commission may order a person, at or within any time and subject to any conditions that it determines, to do anything the person is required to do under this Act, under sections 51 to 53 of the Accessible Canada Act or under any special Act, and may forbid a person to do anything that the person is prohibited from doing under this Act, under those sections of the Accessible Canada Act or under any special Act.

  • — 2019, c. 10, s. 164

    • 2014, c. 39, s. 209(2)
      • 164 (1) Subsection 71(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • Designation of inspectors
          • 71 (1) The Commission may designate any qualified person as an inspector for the purpose of verifying compliance or preventing non-compliance with the provisions of this Act or any special Act for which the Commission is responsible, with the provisions of Division 1.1 of Part 16.1 of the Canada Elections Act, with sections 51 to 53 of the Accessible Canada Act and with the decisions of the Commission under this Act.

      • 2014, c. 39, s. 209(3)

        (2) Paragraph 71(4)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • (a) enter, at any reasonable time, any place in which they believe on reasonable grounds there is any document, information or thing relevant to the purpose of verifying compliance or preventing non-compliance with this Act, any special Act, Division 1.1 of Part 16.1 of the Canada Elections Act or sections 51 to 53 of the Accessible Canada Act, and examine the document, information or thing or remove it for examination or reproduction;

      • 2014, c. 12, s. 137(5)

        (3) Subsection 71(9) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • Information requirement

          (9) An inspector who believes that a person is in possession of information that the inspector considers necessary for the purpose of verifying compliance or preventing non-compliance with this Act, any special Act, Division 1.1 of Part 16.1 of the Canada Elections Act or sections 51 to 53 of the Accessible Canada Act may, by notice, require that person to submit the information to the inspector in the form and manner and within the reasonable time that is stipulated in the notice.

  • — 2019, c. 10, s. 165

    • 2014, c. 39, s. 201

      165 The portion of section 72.001 of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

      • Commission of violation

        72.001 Every contravention of a provision of this Act, other than section 17 or 69.2, every contravention of a regulation or decision made by the Commission under this Act, other than a prohibition or a requirement of the Commission made under section 41, and every contravention 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 constitutes a violation and the person who commits the violation is liable

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