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Public Notice

Ottawa, 30 April 1993
Public Notice CRTC 1993-53
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 terrestrial relay distribution network undertakings is to receive the programming services of radio or television stations, foreign or domestic, and distribute those programming services, unaltered, to affiliated distribution undertakings, with or without a fee, on a local or regional basis.
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 makes use of any technology other than satellite to distribute programming to distribution undertakings licensed or exempted from licensing by the Commission.
4. The undertaking does not originate any programming, nor does it alter or curtail any programming that it receives and distributes.
5. The undertaking is local or regional in nature and not national.
Allan J. Darling
Secretary General

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