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Public Notice

Ottawa, 30 April 1993
Public Notice CRTC 1993-52
The Commission, pursuant to subsection 9(4) of the Broadcasting Act, by this order, exempts from the requirements of Part 1 of the Act and any regulations, those persons carrying on broadcasting undertakings of the class defined by the following criteria:
The purpose of these cable network undertakings is to distribute portions of one licensee's community programming to the licensees of other distribution undertakings serving a common urban area.
1. The Commission would not be prohibited from licensing the undertaking by virtue of any direction to the Commission by the Governor in Council.
2. The undertaking meets all technical requirements of the Department of Communications and has acquired all authorizations or certificates prescribed by the Department.
3. The undertaking only distri- butes community programming, as defined in the Cable Television Regulations, 1986 as amended from time to time by the Commission, to the licensees of cable distribution undertakings serving a common urban area, and all of the programming distributed by the undertaking is produced by the operator of the undertaking or by members of the community served by the undertaking.
4. The operator of the undertaking is licensed by the Commission to carry on a cable distribution undertaking in the common urban area in which it distributes its programming.
Allan J. Darling
Secretary General

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