Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Communications (2014 Reissue)

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433478515


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This communication law title sets out the law regulating telecommunications, broadcasting and radiocommunications in Canada, as governed by statutes such as the Telecommunications Act, the Broadcasting Act and the Radiocommunication Act. Drawing on the expertise of several of Canada's leading practitioners and authorities, this is an ideal reference for practitioners, jurists and academics who are not specialists in this area, but require a straightforward and comprehensive understanding of this increasingly important field.

Specific topics covered include:


Powers and role of the CRTCLicensing Registration and reporting requirementsCommon carrier ownership and controlAccess and interconnectionInternational agreements

BroadcastingConstitutional and jurisdictional issues Broadcasting service providersLegislative frameworkContent regulation in CanadaOwnership rulesSpecialty and premium contentFreedom of expressionTiering and linkageGrey market satellite servicesGovernment and industry institutionsInternational agreementsRadiocommunicationsLiability and Sanctions

FeaturesReferences and Abbreviations - an alphabetical listing of special references and abbreviations used in the volume, with an explanation of their meaningSelected Secondary Sources - setting out selected texts, articles, and other secondary sources pertaining to the subject that the reader may find to be relevant and helpfulGlossary of Definitions - identifying words and phrases defined in personal property security legislation, and providing the text of the definition in each jurisdiction for easy reference. A valuable quick reference in a field marked by a wide variety of statutes promulgated across many jurisdictions


Table of Contents

I. TelecommunicationsII. BroadcastingIII. Radiocommunications

Sunny Handa, Richard Janda, David Johnston and Charles Morgan

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