Nuclear Safety and Control Act

Version of section 37 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-06-28:


Marginal note:Designated officers

  •  (1) The Commission may designate, by name, title of office or class of persons, any person whom the Commission considers qualified as a designated officer and any officer so designated shall be provided with a certificate setting out the duties that the designated officer is authorized to carry out.

  • Marginal note:Duties

    (2) The Commission may authorize a designated officer to

    • (a) certify and decertify prescribed equipment for the purposes of this Act;

    • (b) certify and decertify persons referred to in paragraph 44(1)(k) as qualified to carry out their duties under this Act or the duties of their employment, as the case may be;

    • (c) issue, on receipt of an application referred to in subsection 24(2), a licence of a class established by the Commission;

    • (d) renew, suspend in whole or in part, amend, revoke or replace, on receipt of an application referred to in subsection 24(2), a licence referred to in paragraph (c);

    • (e) designate any person whom the designated officer considers qualified as an analyst under section 28 or as an inspector under subsection 29(1);

    • (f) make any order that an inspector may make under subsection 35(1) or (2);

    • (g) confirm, amend, revoke or replace any order made by an inspector; or

    • (h) authorize the return to work of persons whose dose of radiation has or may have exceeded the prescribed radiation dose limits.

  • Marginal note:Production of certificate of designation

    (3) In carrying out any of the duties referred to in subsection (2), a designated officer shall, if requested, produce the designated officer’s certificate of designation.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (4) A designated officer who refuses to issue, renew, suspend, amend, revoke or replace a licence shall notify the applicant of the refusal.

  • Marginal note:Report to Commission

    (5) A designated officer shall report to the Commission on

    • (a) a refusal by the designated officer to issue, renew, suspend, amend, revoke or replace a licence;

    • (b) the issuance by the designated officer of a licence that contains the condition that the applicant provide a financial guarantee referred to in subsection 24(5);

    • (c) a renewal of a licence where the terms or conditions of the licence are amended, or a suspension, amendment, revocation or replacement of a licence, other than an amendment of terms or conditions or a suspension, amendment, revocation or replacement made on the application, or with the consent, of the licensee; and

    • (d) a confirmation, amendment, revocation or replacement of an order under paragraph (2)(g).

  • Marginal note:Review of report by Commission

    (6) A designated officer shall refer any order made under paragraph (2)(f) to the Commission for review and the Commission shall confirm, amend, revoke or replace the order.

  • 1997, c. 9, s. 37
  • 2001, c. 34, s. 60
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