Assisted Human Reproduction Act
Marginal note:Access to health reporting information
16 (1) A person shall be given, on request, access to any health reporting information about the person that is under the control of a licensee or other person who has obtained the information. The person is entitled to
(a) request the correction of the information if they believe there is an error or omission in that information;
(b) require that a notation be attached to that information reflecting any correction that was requested but was not made; and
(c) require that such a correction or notation be communicated to any person or body to whom that information was disclosed during the two years preceding the request for a correction.
Marginal note:Destruction of information
(2) A licensee or any other person that has control of the health reporting information provided by a donor of human reproductive material or an in vitro embryo, by a person who has undergone an assisted reproduction procedure or by a person who was conceived by means of such a procedure shall, at the request of the donor or that person, as the case may be, destroy that information in the circumstances and to the extent provided by the regulations, and shall inform the donor or that person that the destruction has occurred.
Marginal note:Destruction of reproductive material
(3) A licensee and any other person that has control of human reproductive material or an in vitro embryo shall destroy that material or embryo at the request of its donor in the circumstances and to the extent provided by the regulations, and shall inform the donor that the destruction has occurred.
(4) This section does not apply to
(a) government institutions subject to the Privacy Act or the National Archives of Canada Act; or
(b) a court, body or person referred to in paragraph 15(2)(c).
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