§ 52.173 Duration of manufacturing license.
A manufacturing license issued under
this subpart may be valid for not less
than 5, nor more than 15 years from the
date of issuance. A holder of a manufacturing license may not initiate the manufacture of a reactor less than 3 years before the expiration of the license even though a timely application for renewal has been docketed with the NRC. Upon expiration of the manufacturing license, the manufacture of any uncompleted reactors must cease unless a timely application for renewal has been docketed with the NRC.
[72 FR 49544, Aug. 28, 2007]