General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations

Version of section 8 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-09-17:

  •  (1) For the purpose of section 25 of the Act, the Commission may renew a licence on its own motion if failure to renew the licence could pose an unreasonable risk to the environment, the health and safety of persons or national security.

  • (2) For the purpose of section 25 of the Act, the Commission may, on its own motion, suspend in whole or in part, amend, revoke or replace a licence under any of the following conditions:

    • (a) the licensee is not qualified to carry on the licensed activity;

    • (b) the licensed activity poses an unreasonable risk to the environment, the health and safety of persons or the maintenance of security;

    • (c) the licensee has failed to comply with the Act, the regulations made under the Act or the licence;

    • (d) the licensee has been convicted of an offence under the Act;

    • (e) a record referred to in the licence has been modified in a manner not permitted by the licence;

    • (f) the licensee no longer carries on the licensed activity;

    • (g) the licensee has not paid the licence fee prescribed by the Cost Recovery Fees Regulations; or

    • (h) failure to do so could pose an unreasonable risk to the environment, the health and safety of persons or national security.

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