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Legal action against grey market dealers on hold pending Supreme Court decision

News | 04/26/2001 4:00 am EDT

The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision last week to review the legality of grey market satellite TV has given dish dealers hope that the country’s highest court will strike down legislation that has been used to prosecute companies selling foreign DBS services. The lawyer representing Bell ExpressVu in grey market cases is also happy that the Supreme Court has granted his client’s leave to appeal, saying a definite ruling is needed that applies equally to all provinces (CCR, Jan. 17/01).

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