Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Amendment Order 2011

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Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Amendment Order 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 21st day of March 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 6 of the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act 2004, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and on the recommendation of the Minister of Health given after advice tendered, in accordance with section 6(2) of that Act, by the advisory committee established under section 32 of that Act, makes the following order.

Order

1  Title
  • This order is the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Amendment Order 2011.

2  Commencement
  • This order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3  Principal order amended
4  Part 2 of Schedule amended

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, amends the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Order 2005 by revoking clause 4 in Part 2 of the Schedule. The effect of the amendment is that a procedure involving the collection of immature eggs or the use of eggs that have been matured by in vitro maturation is no longer excluded from being an “established procedure” in terms of section 6 of the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act 2004.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 March 2011.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.