A-5.01 - Act respecting clinical and research activities relating to assisted procreation

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25. A person authorized in writing by the Minister to inspect centres for assisted procreation may, at any reasonable time, enter a centre or any premises on which the person has reason to believe that assisted procreation activities are carried out, to ascertain whether this Act and the regulations are being respected.
The inspector may, in carrying out the functions of office,
(1)  examine the premises and the property found on them and take photographs or make recordings;
(2)  require any information relating to the application of this Act or the regulations and the communication of any related document for examination or reproduction;
(3)  conduct tests or analyses and take measurements;
(4)  open a container or any equipment used in the course of assisted procreation activities, or request that it be opened; and
(5)  order any person on the premises to provide reasonable assistance to the inspector and accompany him or her.
Despite subparagraph 4 of the second paragraph, the inspector may not open a container or any equipment containing biological or hazardous material himself or herself.
An inspector must be accompanied by a person with special expertise or ask the centre for assisted procreation under inspection to have an expert assessment conducted and to provide the inspector with the resulting report, if such an assessment is considered necessary. The expenses incurred for the expert assessment are assumed by the centre.
2009, c. 30, s. 25; 2021, c. 22021, c. 2, s. 8.
25. A person authorized in writing by the Minister to inspect centres for assisted procreation may, at any reasonable time, enter a centre or any premises on which the person has reason to believe that assisted procreation activities are carried out, to ascertain whether this Act and the regulations are being respected.
The inspector may
(1)  examine and make a copy of any document relating to the assisted procreation activities carried out on those premises; and
(2)  demand any information relating to the application of this Act and the production of any document connected with it.
A person having custody, possession or control of such documents must, on request, make them available to the inspector.
The inspector must, on request, produce a certificate signed by the Minister attesting to the authorization received.
2009, c. 30, s. 25.