CNSC publishes REGDOC-3.4.1, Guide for Applicants and Intervenors Writing CNSC Commission Member Documents
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2017 – Ottawa, ON
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has published REGDOC-3.4.1, Guide for Applicants and Intervenors Writing CNSC Commission Member Documents.. This document provides guidance for writing Commission member documents (CMDs) for submission to the CNSC.
This document addresses the following aspects of writing an effective CMD:
• a brief overview of the hearing process
• guiding principles and points to remember
• writing tips (such as principles of plain language, and the use of visual aids)
• suggested format and order of information for applicants and intervenors preparing CMDs, so that externally submitted CMDs are in the same format as CNSC staff submissions
• preparing and filing a CMD presentation
This document supersedes GD-379, Guide for Applicants and Intervenors: Writing CNSC Commission Member Documents, 2012.
The CNSC regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect the health, safety, security 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.
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
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