Assisted Human Reproduction Act

Version of section 12 from 2004-03-29 to 2012-06-28:

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Reimbursement of expenditures

  •  (1) No person shall, except in accordance with the regulations and a licence,

    • (a) reimburse a donor for an expenditure incurred in the course of donating sperm or an ovum;

    • (b) reimburse any person for an expenditure incurred in the maintenance or transport of an in vitro embryo; or

    • (c) reimburse a surrogate mother for an expenditure incurred by her in relation to her surrogacy.

  • Marginal note:Receipts

    (2) No person shall reimburse an expenditure referred to in subsection (1) unless a receipt is provided to that person for the expenditure.

  • Marginal note:No reimbursement

    (3) No person shall reimburse a surrogate mother for a loss of work-related income incurred during her pregnancy, unless

    • (a) a qualified medical practitioner certifies, in writing, that continuing to work may pose a risk to her health or that of the embryo or foetus; and

    • (b) the reimbursement is made in accordance with the regulations and a licence.

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