General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2008-04-17 to 2015-06-11:

  •  (1) An application for a licence shall contain the following information:

    • (a) the applicant’s name and business address;

    • (b) the activity to be licensed and its purpose;

    • (c) the name, maximum quantity and form of any nuclear substance to be encompassed by the licence;

    • (d) a description of any nuclear facility, prescribed equipment or prescribed information to be encompassed by the licence;

    • (e) the proposed measures to ensure compliance with the Radiation Protection Regulations and the Nuclear Security Regulations;

    • (f) any proposed action level for the purpose of section 6 of the Radiation Protection Regulations;

    • (g) the proposed measures to control access to the site of the activity to be licensed and the nuclear substance, prescribed equipment or prescribed information;

    • (h) the proposed measures to prevent loss or illegal use, possession or removal of the nuclear substance, prescribed equipment or prescribed information;

    • (i) a description and the results of any test, analysis or calculation performed to substantiate the information included in the application;

    • (j) the name, quantity, form, origin and volume of any radioactive waste or hazardous waste that may result from the activity to be licensed, including waste that may be stored, managed, processed or disposed of at the site of the activity to be licensed, and the proposed method for managing and disposing of that waste;

    • (k) the applicant’s organizational management structure insofar as it may bear on the applicant’s compliance with the Act and the regulations made under the Act, including the internal allocation of functions, responsibilities and authority;

    • (l) a description of any proposed financial guarantee relating to the activity to be licensed; and

    • (m) any other information required by the Act or the regulations made under the Act for the activity to be licensed and the nuclear substance, nuclear facility, prescribed equipment or prescribed information to be encompassed by the licence.

    • (n) [Repealed, SOR/2008-119, s. 2]

  • (1.1) The Commission or a designated officer authorized under paragraph 37(2)(c) of the Act, may require any other information that is necessary to enable the Commission or the designated officer to determine whether the applicant

    • (a) is qualified to carry on the activity to be licensed; or

    • (b) will, in carrying on that activity, make adequate provision for the protection of the environment, the health and safety of persons and the maintenance of national security and measures required to implement international obligations to which Canada has agreed.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of an application for a licence to import or export for which the information requirements are prescribed by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations, or in respect of an application for a licence to transport while in transit for which the information requirements are prescribed by the Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations.

  • SOR/2008-119, s. 2
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