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Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Rules of Procedure

Version of section 37 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-09-17:

  •  (1) Where the Commission proposes, under subsection 46(1) of the Act, to conduct a public hearing in respect of contamination by a radioactive nuclear substance at any place, the Commission shall send a notice of public hearing, at least 60 days before the beginning of the hearing, to

    • (a) the owner and the occupant of the place; and

    • (b) any person who has a right to, or interest in, the place, where the right or interest is set out in the registry of the land registry office or other office where title to the land in which the place is located is recorded.

  • (2) The Commission shall also give a notice to the public at least 60 days before the start of the public hearing in any manner that the Commission considers will most likely result in the notice coming to the attention of persons interested in the matter being considered.

  • (3) The notices referred to in subrules (1) and (2) shall include, where applicable, the following information:

    • (a) the Commission's reasons for believing that there is contamination in excess of the prescribed limit by a radioactive nuclear substance at the place;

    • (b) the date, time and place of the public hearing;

    • (c) the requirement that persons referred to in paragraph (1)(a) or (b) who intend to participate in the hearing must so notify the Commission in accordance with rule 18;

    • (d) the manner in which persons may request to intervene, as set out in rule 19;

    • (e) the actions the Commission may take, following the hearing, under subsections 46(2) and (3) of the Act; and

    • (f) the names and addresses of persons to whom copies of any information and written submissions filed or to be filed with the Commission, for consideration at the hearing, must be sent.

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