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REGDOC-3.6, Glossary of CNSC Terminology - References and Additional Information


  1. Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Practitioners Glossary for the Environmental Assessment of Designated Projects Under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, Ottawa, Canada. 2013
  2. International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA), Safety Standard RS‑G‑1.7, Application of the Concepts of Exclusion, Exemption and Clearance, Vienna, 2004.
  3. CSA Group, CSA N288.1‑014, Guidelines for calculating derived release limits for radioactive material in airborne and liquid effluents for normal operation of nuclear facilities, 2014.
  4. CSA Group, CSA‑N289.1‑08, General requirements for seismic design and qualification of CANDU nuclear power plants, Canada, published in 2008, reaffirmed in 2013.
  5. CSA Group, CSA N288.6, Environmental risk assessments at Class I nuclear facilities and uranium mines and mills, Canada, published in 2012, reaffirmed in 2017
  6. IAEA Information Circular 254 (INFCIRC/254), Communications Received from Certain Member States Regarding Guidelines for the Export of Nuclear Material, Equipment or Technology, Vienna, Austria
  7. Government of Canada, A Framework for the Application of Precaution in Science-based Decision Making about Risk, Ottawa, Canada, 2003
  8. IAEA, Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources, Vienna, Austria
  9. CSA Group, CSA‑N285.0‑08, General requirements for pressure-retaining systems and components in CANDU nuclear power plants, Canada, 2008.
  10. IAEA, Safety Standards Series SF‑1 Fundamental Safety Principles, 2006.
  11. IAEA, Protocol Additional to the Agreement between Canada and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in Connection with the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, IAEA INFCIRC/164/Add 1, 2000
  12. IAEA Information Circular 209 (INFCIRC/209), Communications Received from Members Regarding the Export of Nuclear Material and of Certain Categories of Equipment and Other Material, Vienna, Austria

Additional Information

  • International Atomic Energy Association, IAEA Safety Glossary, Vienna, 2007
  • United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Glossary, updated February 2015

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