Broadcasting Distribution Regulations
49 (1) Except as otherwise provided in a condition of its licence, which condition takes effect on or after September 1, 2011, a licensee shall obtain the consent of the operator of a distant television station to distribute its signal before the licensee makes the signal available to its subscribers.
(2) The licensee is not obliged to obtain the consent of the operator of the distant television station if
(a) the signal must be distributed as part of the licensee’s basic service
(i) because the Commission has required it under paragraph 9(1)(h) of the Act, or
(ii) because it is required under section 46; or
(b) the signal originates in the Atlantic provinces and is distributed under section 46 by the licensee to a subscriber whose residence or other premises are located in the Atlantic provinces.
- SOR/2011-148, s. 8
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