Nuclear Security Regulations (SOR/2000-209)

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2010-05-13. Previous Versions

Prohibition on Permitting Access to Protected Area or Inner Area

 Except as otherwise provided in this Part, no licensee shall permit any person to enter or remain in a protected area or an inner area unless the person is a member of an off-site response force, a peace officer or a member of another external emergency response force who requires access to that area for the purpose of carrying out their duties.

  • SOR/2006-191, s. 22.

Revocation of Authorization by Licensee

  •  (1) A licensee may revoke an authorization issued under section 17, 18 or 20 if

    • (a) there are reasonable grounds to believe that the person who has the authorization poses or could pose a risk to the security of a facility;

    • (b) the person is no longer employed by or otherwise under contract to the licensee;

    • (c) the duties or functions of the person have been completed, suspended or otherwise terminated; or

    • (d) the authorization is no longer required by the person in order for them to perform their duties.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), a licensee shall immediately notify the Commission in writing of any revocation made under subsection (1) and the reasons for it.

  • (3) If a revocation is in respect of an authorization under section 17, a licensee need not inform the Commission of the revocation and the reasons for it unless the revocation was made because there were reasonable grounds to believe that the person to whom the authorization was issued posed or could have posed a risk to the security of the facility.

  • SOR/2006-191, s. 22.

 [Repealed, SOR/2006-191, s. 22]

Unlocking and Opening Means of Entry into Inner Area

  •  (1) No licensee shall permit a gate, door, window or other means of entry or exit in the structure or barrier that encloses an inner area to be unlocked, opened or kept open unless

    • (a) it is kept open only for the time required to allow the passage of persons or things into or out of the inner area; and

    • (b) while it is open, it is kept under the direct visual surveillance of a nuclear security officer who is dedicated exclusively to that task.

  • (2) No licensee shall permit a gate, door, window or other means of entry or exit in the structure or barrier that encloses an inner area to be unlocked from the outside unless it is unlocked by two persons who are authorized to enter the inner area in accordance with section 18, only one of whom is a nuclear security officer.

  • SOR/2006-191, ss. 39, 40(F).

Unauthorized Persons

  •  (1) No licensee shall permit an unauthorized person to enter or remain in a protected area or an inner area.

  • (2) If a person sees anyone in a protected area or an inner area who the person believes, on reasonable grounds, is not authorized to be in the area, the person shall immediately report that fact to the nearest nuclear security officer.

  • SOR/2006-191, s. 39.