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Broadcasting Act (S.C. 1991, c. 11)

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Act current to 2020-05-17 and last amended on 2019-07-11. Previous Versions


  • — 2020, c. 1, s. 152

    • 152 Section 27 of the Broadcasting Act is replaced by the following:

      • Directions – Free Trade Agreement
        • 27 (1) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister, issue directions

          • (a) requiring the Commission to implement paragraphs 1 and 4 of Annex 15-D of the Agreement and specifying the manner in which, and the date on or before which, those paragraphs are to be implemented;

          • (b) respecting the manner in which the Commission shall apply or interpret paragraph 3 of that Annex; and

          • (c) requiring the Commission to cancel any measure taken by the Commission in the implementation of paragraph 4 of that Annex on the date the Agreement ceases to have effect, or such later date as the Governor in Council may specify.

        • Consultation

          (2) The Minister shall consult with the Commission with regard to any direction proposed to be issued by the Governor in Council under subsection (1).

        • Directions binding

          (3) A direction issued under subsection (1) is binding on the Commission from the time it comes into force.

        • Definition of Agreement

          (4) In this section, Agreement has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement Implementation Act.

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