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Broadcasting Distribution Regulations

Version of section 48 from 2011-09-01 to 2023-09-19:

  •  (1) Except as otherwise provided in section 49 or under a condition of its licence, a licensee may distribute the following programming services:

    • (a) the programming service of any licensed programming undertaking, excluding a television pay-per-view service;

    • (b) any authorized non-Canadian programming service — including, subject to section 50, a 4 + 1 package of programming services;

    • (c) subject to section 29, the programming service of any exempt programming undertaking;

    • (d) any programming service that promotes a programming service distributed by the licensee and that meets the criteria set out in paragraph 27 of Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2007-74, dated July 5, 2007 and entitled Previews and promotional channels; and

    • (e) any programming service — including, subject to section 50, a further 4 + 1 package of programming services — that is authorized under a condition of its licence.

  • (2) A licensee that distributes a programming service under subsection (1) may also distribute the high definition version of that programming service.

  • SOR/2004-71, s. 1
  • SOR/2011-148, s. 8
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