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PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLBEING ACT 2008 - SECT 154

Liability of donors

    (1)     No civil or criminal proceedings, other than proceedings under section 155(1), lie against a donor of blood or tissue by reason only of a person having been infected with HIV, Hepatitis C or a prescribed disease by the administration to, or the use by, the person of blood given by, or of a blood product derived wholly or partly from blood given by, the donor or by the transplanting of tissue or the use of semen or ova given by the donor.

    (2)     Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to a donor who has been found guilty of an offence against section 155(1).



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