Height of Wires of Telegraph and Telephone Lines Regulations

Link to law: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/C.R.C.,_c._1182/FullText.html

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Height of Wires of Telegraph and Telephone Lines Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1182RAILWAY SAFETY ACT
Regulations Respecting the Height of Wires of Telegraph and Telephone LinesShort Title

1 These Regulations may be cited as the Height of Wires of Telegraph and Telephone Lines Regulations.

General

2 Unless otherwise directed or permitted by the Railway Transport Committee of the Canadian Transport Commission, the height at which any company empowered by Special Act or other authority of the Parliament of Canada to construct, operate and maintain telegraph or telephone lines shall affix and maintain any wires

(a) above or across highways and public places in cities, towns and incorporated villages, and
(b) above, across or adjacent to any private way, entrance or lane used for vehicular traffic,

shall be in accordance with the provisions relating to communication lines in Canadian Standards Association Standard C22.3 No. 1-1970 pertaining to Overhead Systems And Underground Systems being part of Canadian Electrical Code, Part III.