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Nuclear Safety and Control Act

Version of section 42 from 2002-12-31 to 2016-12-31:

Marginal note:Liability for costs of measures

  •  (1) Where the Commission, an inspector or a designated officer makes an order in relation to a nuclear substance, prescribed equipment, prescribed information or a nuclear facility, the person who is in possession of the nuclear substance, prescribed equipment or prescribed information or the owner or person in charge of the nuclear facility at the time the order is made is, without proof of fault or negligence, liable to pay any costs that any other person incurs in complying with the order.

  • Marginal note:Indemnity

    (2) Nothing in subsection (1) shall be construed to restrict the owner’s or person’s right of recourse against or indemnity from any other person in respect of the liability.

  • Marginal note:Liability under Nuclear Liability Act

    (3) Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect the liability of an operator under the Nuclear Liability Act.

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