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Safety of Sperm and Ova Regulations (SOR/2019-192)

Regulations are current to 2020-10-05 and last amended on 2020-08-02. Previous Versions

Transitional Provisions (continued)

Marginal note:Registration number

 Despite paragraphs 11(2)(b), 18(1)(f) and 50(e), subparagraph 51(1)(b)(v) and paragraph 81(1)(c), a primary establishment’s registration number does not have to be provided before the 180th day after the day on which these Regulations come into force.

Marginal note:Distribution or importation before coming into force of these Regulations — notice

 An establishment that, before the day on which these Regulations come into force, distributes or imports sperm or ova may continue to do so, despite section 18, if it sends a notice to the Minister that meets the requirements of that section within 90 days after that day.

Marginal note:Distribution or importation — requirements

  •  (1) An establishment that, on or before the day on which these Regulations come into force, distributes or imports sperm or ova must ensure that

    • (a) the sperm or ova were processed in accordance with these Regulations by a primary establishment; and

    • (b) the primary establishment has submitted an application for registration under section 5 within 90 days after the day on which these Regulations come into force.

  • Marginal note:Duration

    (2) Subsection (1) applies until the day on which the determination of the application submitted under section 5 is made.

Marginal note:Sperm obtained before these Regulations come into force

  •  (1) This section applies to sperm that is obtained before the day on which these Regulations come into force and that may be distributed, imported and used — despite the requirements set out in sections 22 to 40 – only if

  • Marginal note:Special access authorization

    (2) Despite subsection (1), sperm that is the subject of a special access authorization may only be distributed and used for the purpose for which the authorization is granted.

  • Marginal note:Immediate container

    (3) Before distributing or making use of the sperm, an establishment and a health professional must ensure that the identification code, within the meaning of the Processing and Distribution of Semen for Assisted Conception Regulations, appears in a clear and indelible manner on the label of the immediate container.

  • Marginal note:Documentation

    (4) Before distributing or making use of the sperm, an establishment and a health professional must ensure that the immediate container of sperm is accompanied by documentation that contains the following information in English or French:

Marginal note:Records

 An establishment and a health professional must keep records of all documents and information as required under the Processing and Distribution of Semen for Assisted Conception Regulations, in respect of each immediate container of sperm, unless otherwise required by these Regulations, for a period of 10 years after the day on which they distribute, make use of or effect the disposition of the sperm.

Consequential Amendment to the Safety of Human Cells, Tissues and Organs for Transplantation Regulations

 [Amendments]

Repeal

 [Amendments]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force of section 10 of Act

  • Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations, except section 3, in force February 4, 2020, section 3 in force August 2, 2020, see SI/2019-37.]

 
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