Bill 29: Human Tissue Donation Act (Historical)
This bill was last introduced in the 17th Assembly, 5th Session, which ended in October 2015.
This bill has received Commissioner's Assent and is now law, but may not yet be in force.
All sorts of information on this bill is available on the Legislative Assembly's website
- Nov. 5, 2014 Passed Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Inuvik Twin Lakes, that Bill 29, Human Tissue Donation Act, be read for the third time. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
- June 5, 2014 Passed Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Tu Nedhe, that Bill 29, Human Tissue Donation Act, be read for the second time. This bill sets out a framework for which consent can be given for the use of human tissue for the purpose of transplantation, a therapeutic purpose, medical education or scientific research. In certain cases, the approval of an independent assessment committee is required and appeal of the committee’s decision to the Supreme Court is provided for. The bill prohibits medical practitioners from participating in the determination of the death of a donor if they have had any association with the proposed recipient of the donor’s tissue or if they will be involved in the transplantation procedure. The bill also prohibits commercial activity in human tissue. Finally, the bill authorizes the Minister to enter into an agreement with other jurisdictions for mutual recognition and execution of consents. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
- June 4, 2014 Passed Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Tu Nedhe, that Bill 29, Human Tissue Donation Act, be read for the first time. Thank you.
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