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Nuclear Security Regulations

Version of section 13 from 2006-11-14 to 2024-05-28:

  •  (1) Every inner area shall be totally enclosed by a structure or barrier that is designed and constructed to prevent, alone or in combination with other structures or barriers, persons from completing both of the following actions before an on-site nuclear response force can make an effective intervention:

    • (a) gaining unauthorized access to Category I nuclear material by using hand-held tools, weapons or explosive substances; and

    • (b) removing the nuclear material from the inner area.

  • (2) The structure or barrier that encloses an inner area shall be located at least 5 m away from every point of the barrier that encloses the protected area.

  • (3) Each gate, door, window or other means of entry or exit in the structure or barrier that encloses an inner area shall be kept closed and locked with a device that, from outside the structure or barrier, can only be unlocked by two persons authorized under section 18, using two different keys or combinations at the same time.

  • (4) No person authorized to enter an inner area under section 18 shall enter that area unless at least one other person authorized to enter the area enters and remains in the area at the same time.

  • (5) No licensee shall permit a land vehicle to enter an inner area except when there is an operational requirement for it to be there.

  • SOR/2006-191, s. 15

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