Acts and Regulations
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect the health, safety and security of Canadians and the environment; and to respect Canada's international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
The CNSC’s regulatory framework consists of laws passed by Parliament that govern the regulation of Canada's nuclear industry, and regulations, licences and documents that the CNSC uses to regulate the nuclear industry .
What are we doing?
As a department, the CNSC is responsible for the following:
- List of Acts
- List of Regulations
- Forward Regulatory Plan
- Service Standards for High-Volume Regulatory Authorizations
- Regulatory Framework Overview
- Regulatory Framework Plan
- Regulatory Documents
- Consultationfor comment section
- Directives and International Treaties
- Regulatory Action
- Crown Duty to Consult
- Responsible Resource Development
- International Agreements
- Memorandums of Understanding
All of the government's Acts and Regulations can be found on the Justice Canada Web site.For more information
- Government-Wide Forward Regulatory Plans
- The Cabinet Directive on Regulatory Management
- The Red Tape Reduction Action Plan
- The Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council