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Nuclear Security Regulations

Version of section 5 from 2015-06-12 to 2023-01-25:

 An application for a licence to transport Category I, II or III nuclear material shall contain, in addition to any other information required by section 7 of the Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations, 2015, a written transportation security plan that includes

  • (a) the name, quantity, radiation level in Gy/h, chemical and physical characteristics and isotopic composition of the nuclear material;

  • (b) a threat assessment consisting of an evaluation of the nature, likelihood and consequences of acts or events that may place prescribed information or nuclear material at risk;

  • (c) a description of the conveyance;

  • (d) the proposed security measures;

  • (e) the communication arrangements made among the licensee, the operator of the land vehicle transporting the nuclear material, the recipient of the material and any off-site response force along the route;

  • (f) the arrangements made between the licensee and any off-site response force along the route;

  • (g) the planned route; and

  • (h) the alternate route to be used in case of an emergency.

  • SOR/2006-191, s. 7
  • SOR/2015-145, s. 47
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