(1) The advisory committee has the following functions:
(aa) to issue guidelines and give advice to the ethics committee on the matters that the ethics committee must take into account in considering whether to give, change, or cancel in accordance with sections 10B to 10D an approval under section 10A for an extension to the applicable period for the storage of a human in vitro gamete or a human in vitro embryo:
(b) to provide the Minister with advice on aspects of, or issues arising out of, kinds of assisted reproductive procedure or human reproductive research and, without limitation, advice as to whether—
(ii) on the basis of the information, assessment, advice, and ethical analysis required under section 6(2)(a) to (d), any kind of procedure or treatment should be declared an established procedure:
(2) For the purposes of performing its functions under subsection (1), the advisory committee must monitor—
(3) For the purpose of assisting the advisory committee in the performance of its functions, the Director-General of Health must provide the committee with administrative support.
Section 35(1)(aa): inserted, on 16 October 2010, by section 9(1) of the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (Storage) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 117).
Section 35(1)(a): amended, on 16 October 2010, by section 9(2) of the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (Storage) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 117).