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GUARDIANSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION ACT 1990 - SECT 110ZT

110ZT .         Particular medical research not permitted

        (1)         In this section —

        procedure for the sterilisation has the meaning given in section 56.

        (2)         A research decision-maker for a research candidate cannot consent under this Part to —

            (a)         a procedure for the sterilisation of the candidate; or

            (b)         electroconvulsive therapy being performed on the candidate.

        (3)         A person must not, for the purposes of medical research, carry out or take part in —

            (a)         a procedure for the sterilisation of a research candidate; or

            (b)         electroconvulsive therapy being performed on a research candidate.

        Penalty for this subsection: imprisonment for 2 years or a fine of $10 000.

        [Section 110ZT inserted: No. 14 of 2020 s. 12.]

        [Heading inserted: No. 14 of 2020 s. 12.]



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