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ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TREATMENT ACT 2008 - SECT 14

Presumption against treatment

    (1)     This section applies if—

        (a)     a criminal record check specifies that—

              (i)     charges have been proven against a woman or her partner for a sexual offence referred to in clause 1 of Schedule 1 to the Sentencing Act 1991 ; or

              (ii)     the woman or her partner has been convicted of a violent offence referred to in clause 2 of Schedule 1 to the Sentencing Act 1991 ; or

        (b)     a child protection order check specifies
that a child protection order has been made removing a child from the custody or guardianship of the woman or her partner.

    (2)     A presumption against providing a treatment procedure applies to the woman.

    (3)     If, under subsection (2), a presumption against providing a treatment procedure applies to a woman a registered ART provider must not provide a treatment procedure to the woman.



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