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

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44. The Minister may require that a centre for assisted procreation communicate, at the time and in the form the Minister determines, the personal and non-personal information the Minister prescribes by regulation that is necessary
(1)  for carrying out the functions of the Minister under section 431 of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2); or
(2)  for carrying out the functions of the Minister and of the national public health director under the Public Health Act (chapter S-2.2).
Information communicated to the Minister that allows a person who resorted to assisted procreation activities, or a child born of such activities, to be identified is confidential and may not be communicated again by the Minister, even with the consent of the person concerned, except to the following persons and for the following reasons:
(1)  to a public health director if its communication is necessary for carrying out the latter’s functions of office under the Public Health Act; or
(2)  to any person or body if its communication is necessary for carrying out a mandate or performing a contract of enterprise or for services entrusted to the person or body by the Minister.
Information communicated by the Minister to a public health director may be communicated by the public health director to another person or body only for the reasons set out in subparagraph 2 of the second paragraph.
2009, c. 30, s. 44; 2021, c. 22021, c. 2, s. 15.
44. In order to provide ongoing surveillance of the health of persons who resorted to assisted procreation activities and of the children born of such activities, the Minister must collect information, both personal and non-personal, in accordance with the Public Health Act (chapter S-2.2).
Information that allows a person who resorted to assisted procreation activities, or a child born of such activities, to be identified is confidential and may not be disclosed, even with the consent of the person concerned, except for the purposes of the Public Health Act.
2009, c. 30, s. 44.