Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations

Version of section 6 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-09-17:


 An application for a licence to operate a Class I nuclear facility shall contain the following information in addition to the information required by section 3:

  • (a) a description of the structures at the nuclear facility, including their design and their design operating conditions;

  • (b) a description of the systems and equipment at the nuclear facility, including their design and their design operating conditions;

  • (c) a final safety analysis report demonstrating the adequacy of the design of the nuclear facility;

  • (d) the proposed measures, policies, methods and procedures for operating and maintaining the nuclear facility;

  • (e) the proposed procedures for handling, storing, loading and transporting nuclear substances and hazardous substances;

  • (f) the proposed measures to facilitate Canada's compliance with any applicable safeguards agreement;

  • (g) the proposed commissioning program for the systems and equipment that will be used at the nuclear facility;

  • (h) the effects on the environment and the health and safety of persons that may result from the operation and decommissioning of the nuclear facility, and the measures that will be taken to prevent or mitigate those effects;

  • (i) the proposed location of points of release, the proposed maximum quantities and concentrations, and the anticipated volume and flow rate of releases of nuclear substances and hazardous substances into the environment, including their physical, chemical and radiological characteristics;

  • (j) the proposed measures to control releases of nuclear substances and hazardous substances into the environment;

  • (k) the proposed measures to prevent or mitigate the effects of accidental releases of nuclear substances and hazardous substances on the environment, the health and safety of persons and the maintenance of security, including measures to

    • (i) assist off-site authorities in planning and preparing to limit the effects of an accidental release,

    • (ii) notify off-site authorities of an accidental release or the imminence of an accidental release,

    • (iii) report information to off-site authorities during and after an accidental release,

    • (iv) assist off-site authorities in dealing with the effects of an accidental release, and

    • (v) test the implementation of the measures to prevent or mitigate the effects of an accidental release;

  • (l) the proposed measures to prevent acts of sabotage or attempted sabotage at the nuclear facility, including measures to alert the licensee to such acts;

  • (m) the proposed responsibilities of and qualification requirements and training program for workers, including the procedures for the requalification of workers; and

  • (n) the results that have been achieved in implementing the program for recruiting, training and qualifying workers in respect of the operation and maintenance of the nuclear facility.

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