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Duration of contact preferences for person born as a result of donor treatment procedure

    (1)     Subject to section 63L, a contact preference lodged under section 63I continues in force for 5 years after—

        (a)     the contact preference is lodged with the Authority; or

        (b)     the contact preference is extended under subsection (2).

    (2)     A person who lodges a contact preference under section 63I may extend that contact preference by written notice to the Authority.

    (3)     Before a contact preference expires under subsection (1), the Authority must make all reasonable efforts to give the person who lodged the contact preference written notice—

        (a)     as to when the contact preference will expire under subsection (1); and

        (b)     that the person may extend the contact preference under subsection (2).

    (4)     The Authority must, as soon as practicable after a contact preference expires under subsection (1) or is extended under subsection (2), notify the applicant to whom the contact preference relates.

S. 63L inserted by No. 6/2016 s. 23.

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