Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act 2004

48 Providers and Registrar-General must keep information about donors

(1)

A provider must, in accordance with this section, keep all information about a donor obtained or accepted under section 47 in relation to any donated embryo or a donated cell.

(2)

In any case where the use of the donated embryo or the donated cell results in the birth of a living donor offspring, the provider must give the information to the Registrar-General on the earlier of the following events:

(a)

the expiry of 50 years after the date of that birth:

(b)

the provider ceasing to be a provider in circumstances where there is no successor provider.

(3)

The Registrar-General must keep indefinitely all information given under subsection (2).

(4)

In any case where no living donor offspring is formed from the donated embryo or the donated cell, the provider may destroy the information on the occurrence of any of the following events:

(a)

the termination (otherwise than by the birth of a living child) of a pregnancy resulting from the implantation of a donated embryo or an embryo formed from the donated cell:

(b)

the destruction before implantation of a donated embryo or an embryo formed from the donated cell:

(c)

the destruction of the donated cell.