Nuclear Safety and Control Act
|Nuclear Safety and Control Act|
|An Act to establish the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and to make consequential amendments to other Acts|
|Citation||Nuclear Safety and Control Act|
|Enacted by||Parliament of Canada|
|Date assented to||March 20, 1997|
The Nuclear Safety and Control Act (NSCA) of Canada replaced the Atomic Energy Control Act of 1946 with new, more effective and explicit legislation to regulate the activities of the Canadian nuclear industry. The NSCA also provided for the establishment of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), which replaced the Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB).