Speeches Health | February 19, 2020

Assisted Reproduction Treatment Amendment Bill 2020

Victorian Parliament - 19 February, 2020 - 

Ms KEALY (Lowan) (09:34): I ask the minister for a brief explanation of the bill, please.

Mr FOLEY: I am happy to provide the house with a brief explanation of the bill. This is a bill that will amend the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008 to remove a requirement that a woman and her partner, if she has one, and the parties to a surrogacy arrangement must undergo a police and child protection order check prior to accessing assisted reproductive treatment.

Read first time.

Ordered to be read a second time tomorrow.

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