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Nuclear Security Regulations

Version of section 13 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-11-13:

  •  (1) Every inner area shall be totally enclosed by a structure or barrier that is designed and constructed to prevent, alone or in combination with other structures or barriers, persons from completing both of the following actions before a response force can make an effective intervention:

    • (a) gaining unauthorized access to Category I nuclear material by using hand-held tools, firearms or explosives; and

    • (b) removing the nuclear material from the inner area.

  • (2) The structure or barrier that encloses an inner area shall be located at least 5 m away from every point of the barrier that encloses the protected area.

  • (3) Each gate, door, window or other means of entry or exit in the structure or barrier that encloses an inner area shall be kept closed and locked with a device that, from outside the structure or barrier, can only be unlocked by two persons at the same time.

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