Broadcasting Distribution Regulations
28 (1) Except as otherwise provided under a condition of its licence, a licensee shall
(a) keep a program log or a machine-readable record of programs distributed on the community channel in each licensed area and retain it for a period of one year after distribution of the programs; and
(b) enter into the program log or machine-readable record of programs each day the following information for each program:
(i) the title of the program,
(ii) the date of distribution, time of commencement and completion, and duration of the program, which includes announcements and commercial messages referred to in paragraphs 27(1)(b) and (g),
(iii) a brief description of the program, including a statement as to whether the program is local community television programming,
(iv) the name of the undertaking for which the program was produced and the name of the producer,
(v) a statement as to whether the program is community access television programming and the identification of the party having been provided access, and
(vi) the time of commencement of announcements and commercial messages referred to in paragraphs 27(1)(b) and (g), the duration and, in the case of a commercial message, the name of the person selling or promoting goods, services or activities.
(2) A licensee shall retain a clear and intelligible audio-visual recording of each program distributed on the community channel in each licensed area for a period of
(a) four weeks after the date of distribution of the program; or
(b) eight weeks after the date of distribution of the program, if the Commission receives a complaint from a person regarding the program or, for any other reason, wishes to investigate, and so notifies the licensee before the end of the period referred to in paragraph (a).
(3) If, before the end of the relevant period referred to in subsection (1) or (2), the Commission requests from a licensee a program log, machine-readable record or clear and intelligible audio or audio-visual recording of a program, the licensee shall immediately furnish the log, record or recording to the Commission.
- SOR/2003-217, s. 15
- SOR/2003-458, s. 5
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