S. 32(1) amended by No. 18/2013 s. 5.
(1) A person must not cause or permit an embryo to be placed or remain in storage except as permitted by section 34A.
Penalty: 240 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment or both.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if—
(a) the person is a registered ART provider; and
(b) it is intended to transfer the embryo to the body of a woman in a treatment procedure in accordance with this Act; and
(c) the persons who have produced the gametes from which the embryo has been formed have consented to its storage for the purpose of later transfer.
(3) A consent under subsection (2)(c)—
(a) must be in writing; and
(b) must be given as soon as practicable after the consent has been given, to the registered ART provider storing the embryo.