Nuclear Security Regulations
17 (1) No person shall enter a protected area without physical proof of the recorded authorization of the licensee.
(1.1) In this section, site access security clearance means a clearance granted by a licensee to a person based on a security assessment for site access security clearances referred to in the Personnel Security Standard or on an equivalent security assessment.
(1.2) A site access security clearance is valid for five years.
(2) Subject to subsection (3), a licensee shall, before issuing an authorization to enter a protected area to a person, prepare an identification report that contains the following information and documents:
(a) the person’s name and date and place of birth;
(b) documentary proof of the person’s lawful presence in Canada;
(c) the address of the person’s principal residence;
(d) a photograph depicting a frontal view of the person’s face;
(e) the person’s occupation; and
(f) a copy of the site access security clearance for that person.
(3) A licensee may issue an authorization to enter a protected area to a person without preparing an identification report if
(a) the person provides the licensee with documentary proof of the person’s name and address; and
(b) the authorization is issued subject to the condition that the person must be escorted within the protected area at all times by a person who has the recorded authorization of the licensee to enter that area and for whom the licensee has prepared an identification report.
(4) No licensee shall permit a person who has an authorization issued under subsection (3) to enter or remain in the protected area unless the person is escorted at all times by a person who has the recorded authorization of the licensee to enter that area and for whom the licensee has prepared an identification report.
(5) An authorization to enter a protected area may be issued for any term not exceeding five years and shall be subject to any terms and conditions that are necessary to minimize the risk to the security of the area.
(6) Every licensee shall give to a person who has sought an authorization to enter a protected area, on the person’s request, a copy of any information or documents referred to in subsection (2) that the licensee possesses.
- SOR/2006-191, s. 21
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