Publication of REGDOC-2.13.1, Safeguards and Nuclear Material Accountancy

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The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has published regulatory document REGDOC-2.13.1, Safeguards and Nuclear Material Accountancy . A consultation period was held from March 9 to May 8 2017.

REGDOC-2.13.1 sets out requirements and guidance for safeguards programs for applicants and licensees who possess nuclear material, carry out specified types of nuclear fuel-cycle related research and development work, or carry out specified types of nuclear-related manufacturing activities.

REGDOC-2.13.1 aims to establish a common understanding of the information, access and support licensees are to provide to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and to the International Atomic Energy Agency, to facilitate Canadian compliance with safeguards agreements and with licensee obligations established in the General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations.

REGDOC-2.13.1 will supersede:

  • RD-336, Accounting and Reporting of Nuclear Material
  • GD-336, Guidance for Accounting and Reporting of Nuclear Material

The CNSC regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect the health, safety and 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.

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Aurèle Gervais
Media Relations
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

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