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Table 7: Progress Against the Department’s Regulatory Plan


Expected Results

Performance Measurement Criteria

Results Achieved

Nuclear Security Regulations – Amendment

Ensure that Canada’s security requirements are compatible with international standards

Ensure CNSC sustains its competent authority

Came into force in November 2006

Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations – Amendment

Ensure that the export and import provisions and licensing requirements are compatible with developments in international agreements and guidance
Address issues raised by the Parliamentary Standing Joint Committee on Regulations
Clarify minor ambiguities

Heightened concerns on scope and possible intent of nuclear programs necessitated the development of the new CNSC standard, S-336

Amendments have been prepared and will be published in the Canada Gazette in 2007–08

Proposed Nuclear Safeguards Regulations

Establish generic safeguards regulations in lieu of existing safeguards to facilitate compliance with international safeguards agreements

Fulfill Canada’s international commitments consistently and efficiently

Continuing work on new Nuclear Safeguards Regulations to clarify and consolidate measures to be undertaken by licensees to meet the requirements of the NSCA and the Safeguards Agreement and Additional Protocol between Canada and the IAEA