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Information recorded by doctors that is to be given to donors

    (1)     This section applies if a doctor who carries out artificial insemination other than on behalf of a registered ART provider proposes to carry out artificial insemination using donor sperm.

    (2)     The donor may ask the doctor for any information required to be recorded in the doctor's register about—

        (a)     the woman on whom the procedure is proposed to be carried out; and

        (b)     the woman's partner, if any.

    (3)     On receiving a request for information under subsection (2), the doctor must disclose to the donor, in accordance with subsection (4)—

        (a)     the information in the doctor's register about the woman and her partner, if any, other than identifying information about the woman or her partner; and

        (b)     any identifying information in the doctor's register about the woman or her partner, if any, if the woman and her partner have consented to the disclosure.

Penalty:     50 penalty units.

    (4)     Information disclosed under subsection (3) must be given—

        (a)     in writing; and

        (b)     in accordance with any conditions or limitations imposed by the woman or her partner, if any.

    (5)     In this section—

"register", in relation to a doctor, means the register required to be kept by the doctor under Division 1.

Division 3—Disclosure of information on Central Register

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