Archived — SOR/2002-223 - Exemption Order

Department of Industry

Registration
SOR/2002-223 19 June, 2002

Radiocommunication Act

(Subsection 4(1)M/ and paragraph 9(1)(b)) exemption order (security and safety, international relations and national defence), no. 2002-1.

P.C. 2002-988 19 June, 2002

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Industry, pursuant to subsection 3(2) of the Radiocommunication Act, hereby makes the annexed Radiocommunication Act (Subsection 4(1) and Paragraph 9(1)(b)) Exemption Order (Security and Safety, International Relations and National Defence), No. 2002-1.

  • a S.C. 1989, c. 17, S. 4
  • b S.C. 1989, c. 17, S. 2

Radiocommunication Act (Subsection 4(1) and Paragraph 9(1)(b)) Exemption Order (Security and Safety, International Relations and National Defence), No. 2002-1.

Interpretation

  • In this Order, "Act" means the Radiocommunication Act.

Exemption

  • Subject to sections 3 and 4, Her Majesty in right of Canada, as represented by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian Forces, is exempt from the application of subsection 4(1) and paragraph 9(1)(b) of the Act for the period beginning on June 17, 2002 and ending on June 29, 2002.
  • An exemption under subsection (1) is limited to that part of Alberta within the quadrilateral defined by points having the following geographic coordinates: 50o 45 N; 113o 34 W; 50o 45 N; 115o 30 W; 51o 6 N; 113o 34 W; 51o 6 N; 115o 30 W.

Conditions

  • An exemption under section 2 in respect of subsection 4(1) of the Act applies only if the radio apparatus referred to in that subsection is installed, operated or possessed in order to carry out interference with or obstruction of a radiocommunication in accordance with subsection 4(2) for the purpose of security or safety, international relations or national defence.
  • An exemption under section 2 in respect of paragraph 9(1)(b) of the Act applies only if the radiocommunication is interfered with or obstructed for the purpose of security or safety, international relations or national defence.
  • Every reasonable effort shall be made to confine or restrict to the extent possible interference with or obstruction of a radiocommunication referred to in subsection (1) to the smallest physical area, the fewest number of frequencies and the minimum duration required to accomplish the objectives of the interference or obstruction.

Coming into force

  • This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.
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