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Assisted Human Reproduction Act

Version of section 43 from 2004-03-29 to 2012-06-28:

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Matters to be considered

  •  (1) In exercising its powers under sections 40 to 42, the Agency may take into account information and observations offered by any person and may seek the advice of persons having expertise related to the application or of persons representative of any interest affected by the application.

  • Marginal note:Disclosure

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), the Agency shall, on request, disclose the information and observations provided under subsection (1) unless the disclosure would, in the Agency's opinion, pose a risk to the health or safety of any person.

  • Marginal note:Identifying information

    (3) The identity of — or information that can reasonably be expected to be used in the identification of — a donor of human reproductive material or an in vitro embryo, a person who has undergone an assisted reproduction procedure or a person who was conceived by means of such a procedure may not be disclosed except to an applicant or licensee who, in the Agency's opinion, requires the information to support an application.

  • Marginal note:Immunity

    (4) No civil or criminal proceedings may be brought against any person for offering information and observations in good faith under subsection (1).

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