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General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations (SOR/2000-202)

Regulations are current to 2022-06-20 and last amended on 2015-06-12. Previous Versions

Records and Reports (continued)

Safeguards Reports

  •  (1) Every licensee who becomes aware of any of the following situations shall immediately make a preliminary report to the Commission of the situation and of any action that the licensee has taken or proposes to take with respect to it:

    • (a) interference with or an interruption in the operation of safeguards equipment or the alteration, defacement or breakage of a safeguards seal, other than in accordance with the safeguards agreement, the Act, the regulations made under the Act or the licence; and

    • (b) the theft, loss or sabotage of safeguards equipment or samples collected for the purpose of a safeguards inspection, damage to such equipment or samples, or the illegal use, possession, operation or removal of such equipment or samples.

  • (2) Every licensee who becomes aware of a situation referred to in subsection (1) shall file a full report of the situation with the Commission within 21 days after becoming aware of it, unless some other period is specified in the licence, and the report shall contain the following information:

    • (a) the date, time and location of becoming aware of the situation;

    • (b) a description of the situation and the circumstances;

    • (c) the probable cause of the situation;

    • (d) the adverse effects on the environment, the health and safety of persons and the maintenance of national and international security that have resulted or may result from the situation;

    • (e) the effective dose and equivalent dose of radiation received by any person as a result of the situation; and

    • (f) the actions that the licensee has taken or proposes to take with respect to the situation.

Report of Deficiency in Record

  •  (1) Every licensee who becomes aware of an inaccuracy or incompleteness in a record that the licensee is required to keep by the Act, the regulations made under the Act or the licence shall file a report of the inaccuracy or incompleteness with the Commission within 21 days after becoming aware of it, and the report shall contain the following information:

    • (a) the details of the inaccuracy or incompleteness; and

    • (b) any action that the licensee has taken or proposes to take with respect to the inaccuracy or incompleteness.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a licensee if

    • (a) the licence contains a term or condition that requires the licensee to report inaccuracies or incompleteness in a record to the Commission; or

    • (b) the inaccuracy or incompleteness in the record could not reasonably be expected to lead to a situation in which the environment, the health and safety of persons or national security is adversely affected.

Filing of Reports

  •  (1) Every report shall include the name and address of its sender and the date on which it was completed.

  • (2) The date of filing of a report is the date on which it is received by the Commission.

Inspectors and Designated Officers

Certificate of Inspector

 An inspector’s certificate issued under section 29 of the Act shall be in the form set out in the schedule and shall include, in addition to the information required by subsection 29(2) of the Act,

  • (a) the name and signature of the inspector;

  • (b) a photograph showing the face of the inspector;

  • (c) the name of the employer of the inspector;

  • (d) a statement of designation;

  • (e) the name, position and signature of the person who issued the certificate; and

  • (f) the expiry date of the certificate.

Certificate of Designated Officer

 A designated officer’s certificate issued under section 37 of the Act shall include, in addition to the information required by subsection 37(1) of the Act,

  • (a) the name and position or title of the designated officer;

  • (b) the name of the employer of the designated officer;

  • (c) a statement of designation;

  • (d) the name, position and signature of the person who issued the certificate; and

  • (e) the expiry date of the certificate.

Notification and Surrender of Certificate

  •  (1) An inspector and a designated officer shall notify the Commission of any of the following situations:

    • (a) the loss or theft of their certificate;

    • (b) any change in their employment that results in their no longer exercising a function that relates to the purpose of the certificate; and

    • (c) the suspension or termination of their employment with the employer named in the certificate.

  • (2) An inspector and a designated officer shall surrender their certificate to the Commission

    • (a) if the information contained in the certificate is not accurate;

    • (b) when the certificate expires; or

    • (c) on termination by the Commission of their designation as an inspector or a designated officer, as the case may be.

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Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are approved by the Governor in Council.

 
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