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Appendix A: Legislative Clauses

The information submitted by an applicant for a licence to construct a reactor facility is based on the relevant clauses from legislation, including the Nuclear Safety and Control Act (NSCA) and the regulations made under the NSCA. Table A.1 lists select relevant sections; however, applicants are responsible for ensuring that all requirements under the NSCA and regulations for the proposed activities are addressed in an application.

Table A.1: Clauses in the NSCA and the regulations made under the NSCA, mapped to the relevant sections of this licence application guide

Legislation

Clause(s)

Section(s) in this document

NSCA

24(4)

Every SCA (sections 4.1 through 4.14)

5, Other Matters of Regulatory Interest

 

26(a), (e)

Every SCA (sections 4.1 through 4.14)

5, Other Matters of Regulatory Interest

 

 

 

General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations (GNSCR)

3(1)(a)

3.1.2, Applicant’s name and business address

 

3(1)(b)

3.2.2, Statement of the main purpose

 

3(1)(c)

3.2.5, Nuclear substances

4.9, Environmental protection

4.11, Waste management

 

3(1)(d)

3.2.2, Statement of the main purpose

4.4, Safety analysis

4.5, Physical design

4.6, Fitness for service

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

4.11, Waste management

4.12, Security

 

3(1)(e)

4.4, Safety analysis

4.5, Physical design

4.6, Fitness for service

4.7, Radiation protection

4.9, Environmental protection

4.11, Waste management

4.12, Security

4.14, Packaging and transport

 

3(1)(f)

4.7, Radiation protection

 

3(1)(g)

4.5, Physical design

4.12, Security

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

3(1)(h)

4.5, Physical design

4.12, Security

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

3(1)(i)

4.4, Safety analysis

4.5, Physical design

4.6, Fitness for service

4.7, Radiation protection

4.9, Environmental protection

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection (all requirements related to fire)

4.11, Waste management

4.12, Security

 

3(1)(j)

4.5, Physical design

4.6, Fitness for service

4.11, Waste management

 

3(1)(k)

3.1.7, Identification of persons responsible for management and control of the licensed activity

4.1, Management system

4.2, Human performance

4.3, Operating performance

 

3(1)(l)

5, Other matters of regulatory interest

 

3(1)(m)

5. Other matters of regulatory interest

 

3(2)

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

10(b)

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

12(1)(a)

4.1, Management system

4.2, Human performance management

4.7, Radiation protection

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

 

12(1)(b)

4.2, Human performance management

4.7, Radiation protection

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

 

12(1)(c)

4.3, Operating performance

4.4, Safety analysis

4.5, Physical design

4.6, Fitness for service

4.7, Radiation protection

4.8, Conventional health and safety

4.9, Environmental protection

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

4.11, Waste management

4.12, Security

 

12(1)(d)

4.7, Radiation protection

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

 

12(1)(e)

4.2, Human performance management

4.3, Operating performance

4.7, Radiation protection

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

 

12(1)(f)

4.3, Operating performance

4.4, Safety analysis

4.5, Physical design

4.6, Fitness for service

4.7, Radiation protection

4.9, Environmental protection

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

 

12(1)(g)

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

4.12, Security

 

12(1)(h)

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

4.12, Security

 

12(1)(i)

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

12(1)(j)

4.2, Human performance management

4.12, Security

 

15

3.1.7, Identification of persons responsible for management and control of the licensed activity

4.1, Management system

 

15(a)

3.1.4, All persons who have authority to interact for the applicant with the CNSC

3.1.9, Legal signing authority

 

15(b)

3.1.4, All persons who have authority to interact for the applicant with the CNSC

3.1.7, Identification of persons responsible for management and control of the licensed activity

 

17(a)

4.2, Human performance management

4.3, Operating performance

4.7, Radiation protection

4.8, Conventional health and safety

4.9, Environmental protection

 

17(b)

4.2, Human performance management

4.3, Operating performance

4.7, Radiation protection

4.8, Conventional health and safety

4.9, Environmental protection

 

17(c)

4.1, Management system

4.2, Human performance management

4.3, Operating performance

4.7, Radiation protection

4.8, Conventional health and safety

4.9, Environmental protection

4.12, Security

 

17(d)

4.2, Human performance management

4.3, Operating performance

4.7, Radiation protection

4.8, Conventional health and safety

 

17(e)

4.1, Management system

4.2, Human performance management
              Personnel training

4.3, Operating performance

4.7, Radiation protection

4.8, Conventional health and safety

4.9, Environmental protection

4.12, Security

 

20(a)

4.14, Packaging and transport

 

20(d)

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

21

4.12, Security

 

21(1)(a)

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

21(1)(b)

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

22

4.12, Security

 

23

4.12, Security

 

23(2)

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

27

[…keep a copy of all info relating to the licence that is submitted by the licensee to the Commission… see section 3]

4.1, Management system

 

28

4.1, Management system

 

28(1)

4.12, Security

 

29

4.3, Operational performance

4.7, Radiation protection

4.12, Security

5.1, Reporting requirements

 

30

4.3, Operating performance

4.12, Security

5.1, Reporting requirements

 

31

4.3, Operating performance

5.1, Reporting requirements

 

32

4.3, Operating performance

5.1, Reporting requirements

 

 

 

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Cost Recovery Fees Regulations

all

5.4, Cost recovery, financial guarantees and insurance

 

 

 

Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations

3(a)

3.2.3, Description of site

4.5, Physical design

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

4.12, Security

 

3(b)

3.2.3, Description of site

4.4, Safety analysis

4.5, Physical design

4.12, Security

 

3(c)

3.1.6, Evidence that the applicant is the owner of the site…

 

3(d)

4.1, Management system

4.4, Safety analysis

4.5, Physical design

 

3(e)

3.2.5, Nuclear and hazardous substances

4.8, Conventional health and safety

4.9, Environmental protection

4.11, Waste management

 

3(f)

4.1, Management system

4.2, Human performance management

4.6, Fitness for service

4.8, Conventional health and safety

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

4.11, Waste management

 

3(g)

4.9, Environmental protection

 

3(h)

4.8, Conventional health and safety

4.9, Environmental protection

 

3(i)

4.5, Physical design

4.12, Security

 

3(j)

5, Other matters of regulatory interest

 

3(k)

4.11, Waste management

 

5(a)

4.5, Physical design

 

5(b)

4.5, Physical design

4.9, Environmental protection

 

5(c)

4.3, Operating performance

 

5(d)

4.5, Physical design

4.6, Fitness for service

 

5(e)

4.5, Physical design

4.6, Fitness for service

 

5(f)

4.4, Safety analysis

4.6, Fitness for service

 

5(g)

4.1, Management system

 

5(h)

4.12, Security

4.13, Safeguards and nonproliferation

 

5(i)

4.1, Management system

4.2, Human performance

4.3, Operating performance

4.7, Radiation protection

4.9, Environmental protection

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

4.11, Waste management

4.12, Security

4.14, Packaging and transport

 

5(j)

4.7, Radiation protection

4.9, Environmental protection

4.11, Waste management

 

5(k)

4.7, Radiation protection

4.9, Environmental protection

4.10, Emergency management and fire protection

4.11, Waste management

 

5(l)

4.2, Human performance

4.7, Radiation protection

 

5(m)

4.2, Human performance

4.6, Fitness for service

4.7, Radiation protection

 

9

4.2, Human performance management

 

10

4.2, Human performance management

 

11

4.2, Human performance management

 

12

4.2, Human performance management

 

14

4.7, Radiation protection

 

14(1)

4.1, Management system

4.9, Environmental protection

4.11, Waste management

 

14(4)

4.1, Management system

 

14(5)

4.1, Management system

 

 

 

Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations

all

4.13, Safeguards and non‑proliferation

 

 

 

Nuclear Security Regulations

all

4.5, Physical design

4.12, Security

 

3(b)

3.2.3, Description of site

 

16

3.2.3, Description of site

 

37(1), (2) and (3)

4.1, Management system

 

38

4.1, Management system

4.2, Human performance management

 

 

 

Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Regulations

5

4.7, Radiation protection

 

8

4.7, Radiation protection

 

20

4.7, Radiation protection

 

23

4.7, Radiation protection

 

36(1)(a)

4.1, Management system

4.12, Security

 

36(1)(b)

4.1, Management system

 

36(1)(c)

4.1, Management system

 

36(1)(d)

4.1, Management system

4.12, Security

 

36(1)(e)

4.1, Management system

 

 

 

Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations, 2015

all

4.14, Packaging and transport

 

 

 

Radiation Protection Regulations

all

4.3, Operating performance

4.4, Safety analysis (all requirements related to dose)

4.5, Physical design

4.6, Fitness for service

4.7, Radiation protection

4.9, Environmental protection

4.11, Waste management

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