Release under Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992
(a) in respect of a package that is being transported under exclusive use,
(b) in respect of a package that is not being transported under exclusive use,
Marginal note:Opening of packages
Marginal note:Restoring opened package
(2) If a person other than the consignor or the consignee opens a package while in transport, the person must restore the package to a condition that meets the requirements of these Regulations before forwarding it to the consignee.
Marginal note:Responsibilities on opening package
(3) Every person who receives a package or who opens a package must, at that time, determine if any of the following conditions exist:
Marginal note:Preliminary report
(4) If any of the conditions exist, the person must immediately make a preliminary report to the Commission and to the consignor.
Marginal note:Contents of preliminary report
(5) The preliminary report must include information on how and where the condition was discovered and on any action that the person has taken or proposes to take with respect to it.
Marginal note:Full report
(6) Within 21 days after the condition has been discovered the consignor and the person who made the preliminary report must file a full report with the Commission that includes the following information:
(a) the date, time and location of the discovery of the condition;
(b) the names of the persons involved;
(c) the details of the packaging and packages;
(d) the probable cause;
(e) the effects on the environment, the health and safety of persons, and national or international security that have resulted or may result;
(f) the doses of radiation that any person has received or is likely to have received; and
(g) the actions taken to remedy the condition and to prevent its recurrence.
Marginal note:Undeliverable consignments
41 If a consignment cannot be delivered to the consignee, the carrier must
(a) notify the consignor, the consignee and the Commission; and
(b) keep the consignment in an area to which access is controlled by the carrier until it can be delivered to the consignor or the consignee.
Marginal note:Records to be kept and retained
(a) the technical specifications of its design;
(b) the type, quantity and physical state of the radioactive material that it is designed to contain;
(c) any document that demonstrates that the package meets the requirements of these Regulations and the management system; and
(d) instructions for packing, transport, receiving, maintenance and unpacking.
Marginal note:Period of retention
(2) Every person who is required to keep a record must retain it for a period ending two years after the day on which the packing occurs.
General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations
Radiation Protection Regulations
Nuclear Security Regulations
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Cost Recovery Fees Regulations
Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission)
Coming into Force
Marginal note:Registration or approval
Footnote *52 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered, but if they are approved by the Governor in Council after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are approved.
Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations in force June 12, 2015.]
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