Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act 2004

Information about donors

47 Providers must obtain and accept information about donors

(1)

When a donor donates a donated embryo or a donated cell to or through a provider, the provider must ensure that the provider has obtained the following information about the donor or, as the case requires, about each donor:

(a)

the donor’s name:

(b)

the donor’s gender:

(c)

the donor’s address:

(d)

the date, place, and country of the donor’s birth:

(e)

the donor’s height:

(f)

the colour of the donor’s eyes and hair:

(g)

the donor’s ethnicity and any relevant cultural affiliation:

(h)

in the case of a Māori donor, the donor’s whanau, hapu, and iwi, to the extent that the donor is aware of those affiliations:

(i)

any aspects, considered significant by the provider, of the medical history of—

(i)

the donor; and

(ii)

the donor’s parents and grandparents; and

(iii)

the donor’s children (if any); and

(iv)

the donor’s siblings (if any):

(j)

the donor’s reasons for donating.

(2)

The provider must accept any information that is offered by a donor that updates or corrects any of the information about the donor obtained under subsection (1).