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Requirements as to consent

    (1)     A consent under section 10(1)

        (a)         must specify that the woman and her partner, if any, have consented to undergo the kind of treatment procedure specified in the consent; and

S. 11(1)(b) amended by No. 15/2020 s. 6(a).

        (b)     must not have been withdrawn or have lapsed when the treatment procedure takes place.

S. 11(1)(c)(d) repealed by No. 15/2020 s. 6(b).

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S. 11(1A) inserted by No. 39/2021 s. 7.

    (1A)     To avoid doubt, the woman's partner is not required to give consent under section 16(1) for use of the partner's gametes in the treatment procedure.

    (2)     The person giving the consent must give the consent or cause the consent to be given to—

        (a)     a designated officer of the registered ART provider that is to carry out the treatment procedure; or

        (b)     if the procedure is to be carried out by a person other than a registered ART provider, the doctor in charge of the woman's treatment.

S. 12 repealed by No. 15/2020 s. 7.

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S. 13 amended by No. 39/2021 s. 8(1)(2) (ILA s. 39B(1)).

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