Radiation Emitting Devices Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1370)

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Radiation Emitting Devices Regulations

C.R.C., c. 1370

RADIATION EMITTING DEVICES ACT

Regulations Respecting Radiation Emitting Devices

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Radiation Emitting Devices Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

Act

Act means the Radiation Emitting Devices Act; (Loi)

device

device means a radiation emitting device that is within a class of radiation emitting devices prescribed in these Regulations; (dispositif)

Minister

Minister means the Minister of National Health and Welfare. (ministre)

Prescription of Classes of Radiation Emitting Devices and Standards Therefor

  •  (1) The radiation emitting devices described in Schedule I are prescribed as classes of radiation emitting devices for the purposes of the Act.

  • (2) The standards set out in Schedule II for prescribed classes of radiation emitting devices are prescribed as standards regulating the design, construction or functioning of those prescribed classes of radiation emitting devices and the components thereof.

Detention of Seized Devices

  •  (1) An inspector who seizes a device or a component of a device pursuant to subsection 10(1) of the Act may

    • (a) detain the device or component for such time as is necessary for him to ascertain whether the device or component complies with the standards prescribed therefor;

    • (b) keep or store the device or component in the building or place where it was seized or remove it to any other place for testing to ascertain whether or not the component or device complies with the standards prescribed therefor; or

    • (c) release the device or component unconditionally or on the condition that

      • (i) it be destroyed forthwith or retained by the owner until it is destroyed, or

      • (ii) within a period fixed by the inspector, it be returned

        • (A) to the country from which it was exported, or

        • (B) to the manufacturer, distributor or importer thereof and be made to comply with the standards prescribed therefor.

  • (2) An inspector who seizes a device or a component of a device pursuant to subsection 10(1) of the Act shall keep a written record of any such seizure, signed by him and setting out

    • (a) the place, date and hour of the seizure;

    • (b) the name of the person who owns the device or component or on whose premises the device or component was seized;

    • (c) the name of the manufacturer, the model number and the date and place of manufacture of the device or component;

    • (d) the place, if any, to which the device or component has been removed; and

    • (e) particulars of the manner in which the device or component has been dealt with after seizure.

  • (3) The person who owns a device or a component of a device seized pursuant to subsection 10(1) of the Act or on whose premises the device or component was seized or an employee or an agent of such person shall sign the record kept pursuant to subsection (2) and shall receive a copy thereof.

  • (4) Where a device or a component of a device has been released pursuant to paragraph (1)(c) on a condition and the condition has not been complied with, the inspector may again seize and detain the device or component.

Disposition of Forfeited Devices

 Where a court has, pursuant to subsection 16(1) of the Act, directed that a device or a component of a device be forfeited to Her Majesty, and where no application under section 75 of the Fisheries Act has been made or a declaration as provided in subsection 75(4) of that Act is not included in the final order made pursuant to that section, the device or component shall be disposed of as the Minister directs.

  • SOR/91-408, s. 1.
 
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