July 10, 2012
The CNSC has released for public consultation DIS-12-04, Regulated Timelines: Proposed Amendments to the Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations and the Uranium Mines and Mills Regulations.
This discussion paper presents proposed amendments to the Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations and the Uranium Mines and Mills Regulations to include regulated timelines for the regulatory reviews, as part of the Government of Canada’s Responsible Resource Development plan. The CNSC’s legislative authority to make timelines falls under the paragraph 44(1)(v) of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act.
To underline its commitment to timely regulatory reviews and add further certainty to the licensing process, CNSC proposes to include the following timelines in its regulations:
The proposed timelines have been designed to provide timely regulatory review while maintaining safety and effective regulatory oversight.
To submit comments, please do so by the date noted below. Comments submitted, including names and affiliations are intended to be made public. You will not receive a formal reply to your comments.
Starts on: July 10, 2012
Ends on: August 10, 2012
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