A-5.01, r. 1 - Regulation respecting clinical activities related to assisted procreation

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25. A centre for assisted procreation may transfer eggs, sperm or embryos to another centre for assisted procreation or, in the case of sperm transfer, to a physician, for clinical or research purposes, provided that
(1)  the applicant for biological material has provided his or her name and contact information, the date of the application and the expected date of transfer, the purpose, the identity of the physician responsible for using the material in a clinical environment or of the person responsible for the research project, the type of material requested and the quantity and state of that material;
(2)  the centre’s director ensured that the biological material will be used only for the purposes of a parental or research project approved by a committee on ethics recognized by the Minister; and
(3)  the donors of biological material consented to the purpose for which the transfer will be made.
The director must record the information in the application and the information related to the transfer, in particular the name and contact information of the physician or centre that receives the eggs, sperm or embryos, the date of the application and the effective date of transfer, the purpose, the identity of the physician responsible for using the material in a clinical environment or of the person responsible for the research project, the type of material transferred and the quantity and state of that material.
That information must be kept within the centre permanently so as to ensure the traceability of biological material at all times.
O.C. 644-2010, s. 25.