Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission invites comments on draft REGDOC-3.1.2, Reporting Requirements for Non-Power Reactor Class I Nuclear Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills

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July 11, 2016 – Ottawa

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is asking the public to provide comments on draft REGDOC‑3.1.2, Reporting Requirements for Non‑Power Reactor Class I Nuclear Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills.

Also included is a request for information (RFI) on the proposed implementation of REGDOC‑3.1.2, which provides additional information on the potential impacts and implementation of this regulatory document.

To review and comment on the regulatory document and the RFI, visit the REGDOC‑3.1.2 webpage. Please submit your feedback by September 9, 2016*. Comments submitted, including names and affiliations, will be made public.

This draft sets out requirements and guidance for reports and notifications that licensees of Class I nuclear facilities (excluding power reactors) and of uranium mines and mills must submit to the CNSC. This document presents the types of reports, their frequency and the applicable timeframe for reporting.

The CNSC regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect the health, safety and security of Canadians and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

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  • This regulatory document incorporates and clarifies reporting requirements in the Nuclear Safety and Control Act and the regulations made under it.
  • The CNSC welcomes feedback on regulatory documents at any time.

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*NOTE: The consultation period has been extended to November 9, 2016

Aurèle Gervais
Media and Community Relations
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

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