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ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TREATMENT ACT 2008 - SECT 11

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

        (b)     must not have been withdrawn or have lapsed when the treatment procedure takes place; and

        (c)     must include a statement by the counsellor who provided counselling to the woman and her partner, if any, under section 13 that the counsellor has sighted a criminal records check in relation to the woman and her partner; and

        (d)     must be accompanied by permission from the woman and her partner, if any, for a child protection order check to be conducted in relation to the woman and her partner.

    (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.



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