S. 20(1) substituted by No. 39/2021 s. 13.
(1) A person who gives a consent under section 10(1) may withdraw it at any time before the procedure or action consented to is carried out.
S. 20(1A) inserted by No. 39/2021 s. 13.
(1A) A person who gives a consent under section 16 may withdraw it—
(a) in the case of donor gametes, at any time before the earliest of the following occurs—
(i) when the gametes are used in a treatment procedure; or
(ii) if the gametes are earlier used to form an embryo, when the gametes are used to form the embryo; or
(b) in the case of consent given by a person who produced gametes used to create the embryo , at any time before the embryo is used in a treatment procedure.
(2) A withdrawal of consent under this section must be in writing.
(3) A person withdrawing a consent must give the withdrawal or cause the withdrawal to be given as soon as practicable—
(a) to the registered ART provider or doctor to whom the consent was given; or
(b) to the registered ART provider or doctor with whom the sperm, oocyte or embryo to which the consent relates is kept or stored; or
(c) in accordance with the regulations.
S. 20A inserted by No. 39/2021 s. 14.