Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations

Version of section 7 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-09-17:


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

  • (a) a description of and the proposed schedule for the decommissioning, including the proposed starting date and the expected completion date of the decommissioning and the rationale for the schedule;

  • (b) the nuclear substances, hazardous substances, land, buildings, structures, systems and equipment that will be affected by the decommissioning;

  • (c) the proposed measures, methods and procedures for carrying on the decommissioning;

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

  • (e) the nature and extent of any radioactive contamination at the nuclear facility;

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

  • (g) 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;

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

  • (i) 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 an emergency response plan;

  • (j) the proposed qualification requirements and training program for workers; and

  • (k) a description of the planned state of the site on completion of the decommissioning.

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