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Telecom Order CRTC 2002-224

Ottawa, 29 May 2002

Aliant Telecom Inc.
Reference: Tariff notice 15

Ex parte application


The Commission approves in part on an interim basis the ex parte application1 by Aliant Telecom Inc., dated 17 April 2002. The Commission denies the proposed promotion, as there was no imputation test submitted in support as required for promotions exceeding 12-months.


Within two business days of the date of this order, the company must place a copy of the application for the public record in all relevant public examination rooms in order for the application to be examined consistent with the CRTC Telecommunications Rules of Procedure (the Rules). Among other things, the Rules allow interveners to comment, within 30 days, on tariff applications that have been placed on the public record.

Secretary General


1 An ex parte application, is an application that has been filed with the Commission without notice to the public and, as such, is not placed on the public record when initially filed. An ex parte decision is one in which the Commission disposes of an application solely on the basis of the applicant's submissions. Section 61(3) of the Telecommunications Act allows the Commission to make an ex parte decision where it considers that the circumstances of the case justify it. In Review of regulatory framework, Telecom Decision CRTC 94-19, 16 September 1994, the Commission set out several considerations to be balanced in any determination to permit ex parte tariff filings, including the public interest in the effective operation of the competitive marketplace and the public interest in an open regulatory process.

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