Consultation on Draft Guidance Document: Safety of Sperm and Ova Regulations – Closed consultation
From Health Canada
Current status: Closed
Opened on June 26, 2019 and closed to new input on July 26, 2019.
The draft Guidance Document: Safety of Sperm and Ova Regulations provides information on the interpretation and application of the Safety of Sperm and Ova Regulations which are made under the Assisted Human Reproduction Act. The regulations were published in Canada Gazette, Part II on June 26, 2019.
In addition to the regulations, the draft guidance document also provides an Assisted Human Reproduction Act interpretation of the Health Canada Directive: Technical Requirements for Conducting the Suitability Assessment of Sperm and Ova Donors.
Who was the focus of this consultation
We engaged with:
- Fertility lawyers
- Academics and experts
- Provinces and territories
- Donor conceived people
- Health professionals and associations
- Intended parents, surrogates, and donors
- Other interested parties
Goals of the consultation
We are seeking stakeholder comments on the draft guidance document. The input we collect will be used to finalize the document.
If you have a question about the Assisted Human Reproduction Act you can contact Health Canada in one of the following ways:
Office of Policy and International Collaboration
Health Products and Food Branch
Address Locator: 0601B
100 Eglantine Driveway
Toll free: 1-866-225-0709
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