11. A centre for assisted procreation must appoint a member of the Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec as its director. That physician must hold a specialist’s certificate in obstetrics-gynaecology or be trained in another field considered equivalent by the centre, and be chosen from among the physicians who practise at the centre. However, if in vitro fertilization activities are carried out at the centre, the director of the centre must hold a specialist’s certificate in reproductive and infertility gynaecological endocrinology.
Under the authority of the operator, the director must ensure that the assisted procreation activities carried out in the centre reflect high-quality, safe and ethical practices, and that the centre and the persons carrying out those activities in the centre comply with this Act and any other applicable Act or standard. The director must also comply with the obligations determined by regulation.
A centre must notify the Minister in writing of the director’s name, and must also immediately notify the Minister in writing of any change of director.
2009, c. 30, s. 11; 2015, c. 25, s. 4.