C-18.1 - Cinema Act

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101. The Minister may refuse to issue or renew an exhibitor’s licence or may suspend or revoke it if the person concerned
(1)   or, where the person concerned is a legal person or partnership, any senior executive, director, partner or any stockholder holding more than 10% of the capital stock has been found guilty of an offence under this Act or a regulatory provision referred to in paragraph 11 of section 168 in the last two years, and has not obtained a pardon;
(1.1)  or, where the person concerned is a legal person or partnership, any senior executive, director, partner or any stockholder holding more than 10% of the capital stock has been found guilty, in the two years preceding the application for a licence or the renewal of a licence, of an offence or indictable offence under the Copyright Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42) or the Criminal Code (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46) relating to the operation of premises where films are exhibited to the public, and has not obtained a pardon;
(2)  fails to pay his annual duties when due;
(3)  furnishes, in the report provided for in section 97, false information or if, after having received warning from the Minister, the person refuses or fails to comply with the obligations provided for in section 97;
(4)  does not satisfy the conditions provided for in this Act and the regulations thereunder for obtaining or renewing the licence.
The Minister must, before making a decision, notify the person concerned in writing as prescribed by section 5 of the Act respecting administrative justice (chapter J-3), and allow the person at least 10 days to present observations.
1983, c. 37, s. 101; 1990, c. 4, s. 166; 1991, c. 21, s. 25; 1997, c. 43, s. 154; 2009, c. 52, s. 536; 2016, c. 72016, c. 7, s. 103.
101. The Régie may refuse to issue or renew an exhibitor’s licence, suspend it or revoke it in the following cases:
(1)  if he, or in the case of a legal person or partnership, any senior executive, director, partner or any stockholder holding more than 10% of the capital stock, has been convicted of an offence under this Act or a regulatory provision referred to in paragraph 11 of section 168 within the preceding two years, and for which he has not been pardoned;
(1.1)  if he, or in the case of a legal person or partnership, any senior executive, director, partner or any stockholder holding more than 10% of the capital stock, has been convicted, within the two years preceding the application for a licence or the renewal of a licence, of an offence or indictable offence under the Copyright Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42) or the Criminal Code (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46) relating to the operation of premises where films are exhibited to the public, and for which he has not been pardoned;
(2)  if he fails to pay his annual duties when due;
(3)  if he furnishes, in the report provided for in section 97, false information or if, after having received warning from the Régie, he refuses or fails to comply with the obligations provided for in section 97;
(4)  if he does not satisfy the conditions provided for in this Act and the regulations thereunder for obtaining or renewing the licence.
The Régie must, before making a decision, notify the person concerned in writing as prescribed by section 5 of the Act respecting administrative justice (chapter J-3), and allow the person at least 10 days to present observations.
1983, c. 37, s. 101; 1990, c. 4, s. 166; 1991, c. 21, s. 25; 1997, c. 43, s. 154; 2009, c. 52, s. 536.
101. The Régie may refuse to issue or renew an exhibitor’s licence, suspend it or revoke it in the following cases:
(1)  if he, or in the case of a company or partnership, any senior executive, director, partner or any stockholder holding more than 10% of the capital stock, has been convicted of an offence under this Act or a regulatory provision referred to in paragraph 11 of section 168 within the preceding two years, and for which he has not been pardoned;
(1.1)  if he, or in the case of a company or partnership, any senior executive, director, partner or any stockholder holding more than 10% of the capital stock, has been convicted, within the two years preceding the application for a licence or the renewal of a licence, of an offence or indictable offence under the Copyright Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-42) or the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46) relating to the operation of premises where films are exhibited to the public, and for which he has not been pardoned;
(2)  if he fails to pay his annual duties when due;
(3)  if he furnishes, in the report provided for in section 97, false information or if, after having received warning from the Régie, he refuses or fails to comply with the obligations provided for in section 97;
(4)  if he does not satisfy the conditions provided for in this Act and the regulations thereunder for obtaining or renewing the licence.
The Régie must, before making a decision, notify the person concerned in writing as prescribed by section 5 of the Act respecting administrative justice (chapter J-3), and allow the person at least 10 days to present observations.
1983, c. 37, s. 101; 1990, c. 4, s. 166; 1991, c. 21, s. 25; 1997, c. 43, s. 154.
101. The Régie may, after having given the person concerned an opportunity to be heard, refuse to issue or renew an exhibitor’s licence, suspend it or revoke it in the following cases:
(1)  if he, or in the case of a company or partnership, any senior executive, director, partner or any stockholder holding more than 10 % of the capital stock, has been convicted of an offence under this Act or a regulatory provision referred to in paragraph 11 of section 168 within the preceding two years, and for which he has not been pardoned;
(1.1)  if he, or in the case of a company or partnership, any senior executive, director, partner or any stockholder holding more than 10 % of the capital stock, has been convicted, within the two years preceding the application for a licence or the renewal of a licence, of an offence or indictable offence under the Copyright Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-42) or the Criminal Code (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-46) relating to the operation of premises where films are exhibited to the public, and for which he has not been pardoned;
(2)  if he fails to pay his annual duties when due;
(3)  if he furnishes, in the report provided for in section 97, false information or if, after having received warning from the Régie, he refuses or fails to comply with the obligations provided for in section 97;
(4)  if he does not satisfy the conditions provided for in this Act and the regulations thereunder for obtaining or renewing the licence.
1983, c. 37, s. 101; 1990, c. 4, s. 166; 1991, c. 21, s. 25.
101. The Régie may, after having given the person concerned an opportunity to be heard, refuse to issue or renew an exhibitor’s licence, suspend it or revoke it in the following cases:
(1)  if he has been convicted of an offence against this Act or any regulation thereunder within the last two years;
(2)  if he fails to pay his annual duties when due;
(3)  if he furnishes, in the report provided for in section 97, false information or if, after having received warning from the Régie, he refuses or fails to comply with the obligations provided for in section 97;
(4)  if he does not satisfy the conditions provided for in this Act and the regulations thereunder for obtaining or renewing the licence.
1983, c. 37, s. 101; 1990, c. 4, s. 166.
101. The Régie may, after having given the person concerned an opportunity to be heard, refuse to issue or renew an exhibitor’s licence, suspend it or revoke it in the following cases:
(1)  if he has been found guilty of an offence against this Act or any regulation thereunder within the last two years;
(2)  if he fails to pay his annual duties when due;
(3)  if he furnishes, in the report provided for in section 97, false information or if, after having received warning from the Régie, he refuses or fails to comply with the obligations provided for in section 97;
(4)  if he does not satisfy the conditions provided for in this Act and the regulations thereunder for obtaining or renewing the licence.
1983, c. 37, s. 101.