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Broadcasting Act

Version of section 8 from 2023-04-27 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Procedure for issuance of policy directions

  •  (1) Where the Governor in Council proposes to make an order under section 7, the Minister shall cause the proposed order to be

    • (a) published by notice in the Canada Gazette, which notice shall invite interested persons to make representations to the Minister with respect to the proposed order; and

    • (b) laid before each House of Parliament.

  • Marginal note:Representations

    (2) The Minister shall

    • (a) specify in the notice the period — of at least 30 days from the day on which the notice was published under paragraph (1)(a) — during which interested persons may make representations; and

    • (b) publish the representations that are made during that period.

  • Marginal note:Implementation of proposal

    (3) The Governor in Council may, after the period referred to in paragraph (2)(a) has ended and the proposed order has been laid before each House of Parliament, implement the proposal by making an order under section 7, either in the form proposed or revised in the manner that the Governor in Council considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Consultation

    (4) The Minister shall consult with the Commission before a proposed order is published or is laid before a House of Parliament under subsection (1).

  • (5) [Repealed, 2023, c. 8, s. 7]

  • 1991, c. 11, s. 8
  • 2023, c. 8, s. 7

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