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Radiation Emitting Devices Act

Version of section 13 from 2016-12-12 to 2022-09-22:


Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) prescribing classes of radiation emitting devices for the purposes of this Act;

    • (b) prescribing standards regulating the design, construction and functioning of any prescribed class of radiation emitting devices for the purpose of protecting individuals against genetic or personal injury, impairment of health or death from radiation;

    • (c) exempting, with or without conditions, any radiation emitting device or class of radiation emitting device, including devices imported solely for the purpose of export, from the application of all or any of the provisions of this Act or the regulations;

    • (d) respecting the labelling, packaging and advertising of radiation emitting devices, and the use of any material in the construction of any radiation emitting device, for the purpose of protecting individuals against genetic or personal injury, impairment of health or death from radiation;

    • (e) prescribing the information that must be shown on any label or package and the manner in which that information must be shown;

    • (f) requiring persons who manufacture, sell, lease, import into Canada or otherwise deal with any radiation emitting device to maintain such books and records as the Governor in Council considers necessary for the proper enforcement and administration of this Act;

    • (g) prescribing the content of and the method of sending the notification required by subsection 6(1);

    • (h) respecting the powers, duties and functions of inspectors and analysts;

    • (h.1) respecting the seizure, taking away, detention, forfeiture and disposition of radiation emitting devices;

    • (h.2) respecting the costs in relation to anything required or authorized under this Act;

    • (h.3) respecting the implementation, in relation to radiation emitting devices, of international agreements that affect those devices;

    • (h.4) prescribing anything that by this Act is to be prescribed; and

    • (i) generally, for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Publication of proposed regulations

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), a copy of every regulation that the Governor in Council proposes to make pursuant to paragraph (1)(a), (b), (c), (d) or (e) shall be published in the Canada Gazette and a reasonable opportunity shall be afforded to manufacturers, importers, distributors and other interested persons to make representations to the Minister with respect thereto.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (3) Subsection (2) does not apply in respect of a proposed regulation that

    • (a) has previously been published pursuant to that subsection and has been changed as a result of representations made pursuant to that subsection; or

    • (b) makes no material substantive change in an existing regulation.

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-1, s. 13
  • 2016, c. 9, s. 28
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