Document History of REGDOC-2.12.1, High-Security Sites: Volume I: Nuclear Response Force
REGDOC-2.12.1, High-Security Sites: Volume I: Nuclear Response Force, sets out the expectations of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) with respect to the minimum requirements for establishing, equipping, training, testing and deploying an onsite nuclear response force (NRF). The document applies to all persons whom the licensee is considering to train and authorize as NRF members. REGDOC-2.12.1 incorporates an updated NRF training plan, firearms qualifications and modern practices.
This regulatory document also describes the application process for licensees to request authorization for an NRF member to be designated as a CNSC-sponsored public agent in order to possess and have access to firearms, prohibited weapons, prohibited devices, prohibited ammunition or restricted weapons, for the purpose of carrying out his or her duties at a licensed high-security nuclear site.
REGDOC-2.12.1 Volume 1 superseded S-298, Nuclear Response Force when it was published.
REGDOC-2.12.1, Volume I, Version 2 supersedes REGDOC-2.12.1, Volume I, published in October 2013.
Published September 5, 2018
|Consultation||August 30, 2012 to October 29, 2012||Consultation limited to those with a valid need to know|
|Presentation to the Commission||August 22, 2013|
|Publication||October, 2013||This document contains prescribed information and is available on a valid need-to-know basis.|
|Consultation||November 9, 2015 to March 7, 2016||Consulted as part of draft REGDOC-2.2.4, Fitness for Duty
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|Presentation to the Commission||August 17, 2017||View the consultation report|
|Publication||September 5, 2018||This document contains prescribed information and is available on a valid need-to-know basis.|
- Nuclear Security Regulations
- General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations
- Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations
For questions and information related to REGDOC-2.12.1, High-Security Sites: Volume I: Nuclear Response Force, please contact:
Directorate of Security and Safeguards
280 Slater Street
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 5S9
Telephone: 1-800-668-5284 (Canada only)
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