Document History of REGDOC-3.5.3, Regulatory Fundamentals

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Regulatory document REGDOC-3.5.3, Regulatory Fundamentals, outlines the CNSC’s regulatory philosophy and approach to applying the Nuclear Safety and Control Act. It provides information for licensees, applicants and the public, and contains neither guidance nor requirements. The information in this regulatory document will be of interest to anyone seeking to learn more about the CNSC and how it regulates nuclear activity in Canada.

This document supersedes:


August 22, 2018: Published.

Document Milestone Dates Links
Consultation on draft REGDOC-3.5.3, Regulatory Fundamentals N/A N/A
Presentation to the Commission N/A N/A
Publication August 22, 2018 View the news release

Contact information

For questions and information related to REGDOC-3.5.3, Regulatory Fundamentals, please contact:

Regulatory Policy Directorate

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
P.O. Box 1046, Station B
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 5S9

Telephone: 1-800-668-5284 (Canada only)
Fax: 613-995-5086

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