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Broadcasting Distribution Regulations

Version of section 49 from 2011-09-01 to 2018-02-22:

  •  (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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