Posthumous Collection of Human Gametes (eggs and sperm) Policy

Applicable to: Health Service Providers and Chief Executives

Description: This mandatory policy is to ensure that Health Service Providers notify the CEO of the Department of Health of the proposed collection of human gametes and/or any legal proceedings and ensure that Legal and Legislative Services act as instructing officers in any relevant legal proceedings.

Date of effect: 01 July 2016 to 30 June 2018

Policy Framework