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Assisted Human Reproduction Act (S.C. 2004, c. 2)

Act current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-06-09. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Purchase of gametes

  •  (1) No person shall purchase, offer to purchase or advertise for the purchase of sperm or ova from a donor or a person acting on behalf of a donor.

  • Marginal note:Purchase or sale of embryos

    (2) No person shall

    • (a) purchase, offer to purchase or advertise for the purchase of an in vitro embryo; or

    • (b) sell, offer for sale or advertise for sale an in vitro embryo.

  • Marginal note:Purchase of other reproductive material

    (3) No person shall purchase, offer to purchase or advertise for the purchase of a human cell or gene from a donor or a person acting on behalf of a donor, with the intention of using the gene or cell to create a human being or of making it available for that purpose.

  • Marginal note:Exchanges included

    (4) In this section, “purchase” or “sell” includes to acquire or dispose of in exchange for property or services.

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