General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations (SOR/2000-202)

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General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations

SOR/2000-202

NUCLEAR SAFETY AND CONTROL ACT

Registration 2000-05-31

General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations

P.C. 2000-782 2000-05-31

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Natural Resources, pursuant to section 44 of the Nuclear Safety and Control ActFootnote a, hereby approves the annexed General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations made by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission on May 31, 2000.

INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION

Interpretation

 The definitions in this section apply in these Regulations.

“Act”

“Act” means the Nuclear Safety and Control Act. (Loi)

“brachytherapy machine”

“brachytherapy machine”[Repealed, SOR/2008-119, s. 1]

“effective dose”

“effective dose” has the meaning assigned to that term by subsection 1(1) of the Radiation Protection Regulations. (dose efficace)

“equivalent dose”

“equivalent dose” has the meaning assigned to that term by subsection 1(1) of the Radiation Protection Regulations. (dose équivalente)

“hazardous substance”

“hazardous substance” or “hazardous waste” means a substance or waste, other than a nuclear substance, that is used or produced in the course of carrying on a licensed activity and that may pose a risk to the environment or the health and safety of persons. (substance dangereuseoudéchet dangereux)

“IAEA”

“IAEA” means the International Atomic Energy Agency. (AIEA)

“IAEA Agreement”

“IAEA Agreement” means the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in Connection with the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, effective on February 21, 1972; INFCIRC/164; UNTS vol. 814, R. No. 11596. (Accord avec l’AIEA)

“irradiator”

“irradiator” means a device that is designed to contain a nuclear substance and to deliver controlled doses of radiation to any target material except persons. (irradiateur)

“licensed activity”

“licensed activity” means an activity described in any of paragraphs 26(a) to (f) of the Act that a licence authorizes the licensee to carry on. (activité autorisée)

“licensee”

“licensee” means a person who is licensed to carry on an activity described in any of paragraphs 26(a) to (f) of the Act. (titulaire de permis)

“prescribed equipment”

“prescribed equipment” means the equipment prescribed by section 20. (équipement réglementé)

“prescribed information”

“prescribed information” means the information prescribed by section 21. (renseignements réglementés)

“radioactive source teletherapy machine”

“radioactive source teletherapy machine” means a teletherapy machine that is designed to deliver doses of radiation produced by a nuclear substance. (appareil de téléthérapie à source radioactive)

“safeguards”

“safeguards” means a verification system that is established in accordance with a safeguards agreement. (garanties)

“safeguards agreement”

“safeguards agreement” means

  • (a) the IAEA Agreement and any arrangement between Canada and the IAEA made under that agreement; and

  • (b) any agreement to which Canada is a party for the establishment in Canada of a verification system in respect of nuclear substances, prescribed equipment or prescribed information, and any arrangements made under such an agreement. (accord relatif aux garanties)

“safeguards equipment”

“safeguards equipment” means equipment that is used in accordance with a safeguards agreement. (équipement de garanties)

“teletherapy machine”

“teletherapy machine” means a device that is designed to deliver controlled doses of radiation in a collimated beam for therapeutic purposes. (appareil de téléthérapie)

“transit”

“transit” means the process of being transported through Canada after being imported into and before being exported from Canada, in a situation where the place of initial loading and the final destination are outside Canada. (transit)

“worker”

“worker” means a person who performs work that is referred to in a licence. (travailleur)

  • SOR/2008-119, s. 1.