Document History of REGDOC-3.5.3, Regulatory Fundamentals
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.
It also describes the CNSC’s regulatory approach on key topics such as regulatory principles, protection of the health and safety of persons, protection of the environment, international obligations and the graded approach.
March 2023: Published
|Publication||August 2018||REGDOC-3.5.3, Regulatory Fundamentals | PDF|
|Presentation to the Commission||December 2020||N/A|
|Publication||January 2021||REGDOC-3.5.3, Version 2 [HTML] [PDF]|
|Publication||February 2022||REGDOC-3.5.3, Version 2.1 [HTML] [PDF]|
|Publication||March 2023||REGDOC-3.5.3, Version 3 [HTML] [PDF | 41 pages, 740 KB]|
For questions and information related to REGDOC-3.5.3, Regulatory Fundamentals contact:
Regulatory Policy Directorate
PO Box 1046 Stn B
Ottawa ON K1P 5S9
Telephone: 1-800-668-5284 (Canada only)
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