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Telecom Order

Ottawa, 20 November 1998
Telecom Order CRTC 98-1159
The Commission received the Unanimous Shareholders Agreement for the Canadian Numbering Administration Consortium Inc. dated 15 June 1998.
File No.:  8340-S1-AG0049
The Commission approves the application with the following amendments:
(a) Article 1 of definition for "Telecommunications Industry Numbering Guidelines" should read:
"Telecommunications Industry Numbering Guidelines" means those number administration guidelines and documents developed by the CSCN or by other bodies, such as the North American Industry Numbering Committee ("INC") which are modified to suite the Canadian environment and adopted by the CSCN and approved by the CRTC for use in Canada, or otherwise required to be used in Canada, in relation to the administration and assignment of the Numbering Resources to be used by the Prime Vendor, pursuant to the Master Contract, under the supervision of the Corporation;
(b) Item (g) of Article 2.1 should read:
"the implementation of a funding mechanism as recommended by the CSCN and approved by the CRTC to fund: (i) the administration and assignment of Numbering Resources by the Prime Vendor (pursuant to the CNA Services Agreement); and (ii) the Administrative Expenses."
(c) Paragraph (n) of Article 2.1 should read:
"the exercise of all other powers necessary or reasonably related to the Corporation's business and activities that may legally be exercised by the Corporation including but not limited to the execution of the Numbering Functions, on an interim basis upon a default of the Prime Vendor and/or termination of the Master Contract, required of the Canadian Numbering Administrator
under the various telecommunications industry numbering guidelines, either directly or by assigning these functions to the Prime Vendor;"
(d) Article 2.4 should read:
"Review of Mandate. Prior to the Closing Date, the Mandate of the Corporation shall be reviewed to ensure that the Mandate is appropriate to reflect the Corporation's role in the efficient administration of the Numbering Resources. The Shareholders agree that the Mandate of the Corporation shall also be amended, in accordance with Section 3.9 (c) (i), to comply with any decision, order or direction of the CRTC including, without limitation, any such decision, order or direction relating to the Numbering Resources or generally arising from the CRTC's jurisdiction with respect to the numbering resources used in the functioning of telecommunications networks, including the portion of the NANP resources that relates to Canadian telecommunications networks. In the event that the Shareholders do not agree to amend the Mandate of the Corporation as directed by the CRTC and in accordance with Section 3.9 (c) (i), the Corporation and Shareholders may take whatever actions they deem appropriate to resolve the issue."
Secretary General
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