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Radiation Emitting Devices Act

Version of section 6 from 2002-12-31 to 2016-12-11:

Marginal note:Minister to be notified of non-compliance or defect

  •  (1) Where a person who is the manufacturer or importer of a radiation emitting device becomes aware, after the device has left the person’s premises, of the fact that the device

    • (a) does not comply with the standards, if any, prescribed under paragraph 13(1)(b) and applicable thereto, or

    • (b) creates a risk to any person of genetic or personal injury, impairment of health or death from radiation by reason of the fact that it

      • (i) does not perform according to the performance characteristics claimed for it,

      • (ii) does not accomplish its claimed purpose, or

      • (iii) emits radiation that is not necessary in order for it to accomplish its claimed purpose,

    the person shall forthwith notify the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Minister may order notification

    (2) Where the Minister determines,

    • (a) after being notified pursuant to subsection (1), or

    • (b) through the Minister’s own investigation, research, inspection or testing,

    that a radiation emitting device falls under paragraph (1)(a) or (b), the manufacturer or importer of the device shall, if directed by the Minister, notify such persons as the Minister requires of the defect or non-compliance, by such method, giving such details and within such time period as are specified by the Minister.

  • R.S., c. 34(1st Supp.), s. 6
  • 1984, c. 23, s. 2

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