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Broadcasting Distribution Regulations

Version of section 52 from 2012-09-01 to 2016-02-29:

  •  (1) Except as otherwise provided under a condition of its licence, a licensee shall make, for each broadcast year, the following contributions to Canadian programming based on its gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities in that year:

    • (a) to the Canadian production fund, a contribution of 4% of gross revenues;

    • (b) to one or more independent production funds, a contribution of 1% of gross revenues, of which 0.4% of gross revenues shall be made to the Small Market Local Production Fund; and

    • (c) to the Local Programming Improvement Fund,

      • (i) a contribution of 1.0% of gross revenues for the broadcast year beginning on September 1, 2012, and

      • (ii) a contribution of 0.5% of gross revenues for the broadcast year beginning on September 1, 2013.

  • (2) No contributions are required under paragraph (1)(c) for any broadcast year after August 31, 2014.

  • SOR/2003-217, s. 28
  • SOR/2011-148, s. 8
  • SOR/2012-165, s. 3
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