Broadcasting Distribution Regulations
41 (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsections 17(3) and (4) or under a condition of its licence, a licensee that distributes programming services on an analog basis in a licensed area shall distribute the following as part of the analog version of its basic service in the licensed area in the following order of priority:
(a) the programming services referred to in paragraphs 17(1)(a) to (f), in the order of priority in which those paragraphs are set out; and
(b) the programming services of a programming undertaking that the Commission has required, under paragraph 9(1)(h) of the Act, to be distributed as part of the basic service, but excluding any programming service of a programming undertaking that is required to be distributed solely on a digital basis.
(2) When the operator of a Canadian programming undertaking provides a programming service solely on a digital basis, the licensee shall obtain the operator’s consent in writing before distributing the programming service on an analog basis.
(3) Despite subsection (1), if the consent referred to in subsection (2) cannot be obtained, the licensee is not required to distribute the programming service in question.
- SOR/2011-148, s. 8
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