R-8.01 - Act respecting the Régie des télécommunications

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33. Before fixing tariffs, the Régie shall ascertain that the prices or rates charged by an operating company are fair and reasonable.
For that purpose, the Régie shall take into account, in particular, the level of revenues and expenditures and the return on capital required for the viability of the operating company. The Régie may also take into consideration the level of research and development expenses. It shall also see to it that prices or rates, taking regional special characteristics into account, are similar to those generally authorized for equivalent telecommunications services throughout the territory of Québec.
1988, c. 8, s. 33.