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HUMAN TISSUE ACT 1982 - SECT 40

Advertising restrictions

    (1)     A person shall not—

        (a)     publish or disseminate by newspaper, other periodical, book, broadcasting, television, cinematograph or other means whatever;

        (b)     exhibit to public view in a house, shop or place; or

        (c)     deposit in the area, yard, garden or enclosure of a house, shop or place—

an advertisement relating to the selling or buying of tissue or the donation of tissue or of the right to take tissue from the bodies of persons unless the proposed advertisement has been approved by the Minister and contains a statement to that effect.

Penalty:     50 penalty units or imprisonment for three months, or both.

S. 40(2) inserted by No. 58/2014 s. 25.

    (2)     The Minister, by instrument, may delegate to the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority established under the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008 the approval under subsection (1) of advertisements for the donation of ova.

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