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Broadcasting Act

Version of section 12 from 2023-04-27 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Inquiries

  •  (1) The Commission may inquire into, hear and determine a matter if it appears to the Commission that

    • (a) any person is contravening or has contravened this Part or any regulation, licence, decision or order made or issued by the Commission under this Part;

    • (b) any person is contravening or has contravened section 34.1;

    • (c) any person is contravening or has contravened sections 42 to 44 of the Accessible Canada Act; or

    • (d) the circumstances may require the Commission to make any decision or order or to give any approval that it is authorized to make or give under this Part or under any regulation or order made under this Part.

  • Marginal note:Mandatory orders

    (2) The Commission may, by order, require any person to do, without delay or within or at any time and in any manner specified by the Commission, any act or thing that the person is or may be required to do under this Part, under any regulation, licence, decision or order made or issued by the Commission under this Part or under any of sections 42 to 44 of the Accessible Canada Act and may, by order, forbid the doing or continuing of any act or thing that is contrary to this Part, to any such regulation, licence, decision or order, to section 34.1 or to any of sections 42 to 44 of the Accessible Canada Act.

  • Marginal note:Referral to Commission

    (3) Where an inquiry under subsection (1) is heard by a panel established under subsection 20(1) and the panel issues an order pursuant to subsection (2) of this section, any person who is affected by the order may, within thirty days after the making thereof, apply to the Commission to reconsider any decision or finding made by the panel, and the Commission may rescind or vary any order or decision made by the panel or may re-hear any matter before deciding it.

  • 1991, c. 11, s. 12
  • 2014, c. 39, s. 191
  • 2019, c. 10, s. 161
  • 2023, c. 8, s. 14

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