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Disclosure of medical information

    (1)     A registered ART provider may disclose medical information that is not identifying information about a donor or a person born as a result of a donor treatment procedure if a doctor has certified in writing that the disclosure is necessary—

        (a)     to save a person's life; or

        (b)     to warn the person to whom the information is to be disclosed about the existence of a genetic or hereditary condition that may be harmful to that person or that person's descendants.

    (2)     A disclosure of medical information to a person under this section must be made by a doctor on behalf of the registered ART provider.

    (3)     If medical information is disclosed to a person under this section, the registered ART provider may also disclose the information to a doctor who is treating the person.

    (4)     Medical information may be disclosed under this section without the consent of the person to whom the information relates.

S. 68D inserted by No. 58/2014 s. 16, amended by No. 6/2016 s. 27 (ILA s. 39B(1)).

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