Review of the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 1988 (SA)

Online Submission Form for the review of the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 1988 (SA)

Please provide your submission by Friday 15 April 2016.

This online submission form is designed to collect information from a variety of people about their knowledge, views and experience regarding the operation and effectiveness of the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 1988 (SA). It enables you to comment on aspects of the legislation that were changed or introduced in 2010.

What Happens To My Submission

Your submission will be carefully considered as part of the independent review of the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 1988 (SA) and may be referred to or summarised in the external reviewer's report.

How do I know my submission has been received?

You will receive an email notification to confirm it has been received.

Privacy and Confidentiality

All submissions will be made public unless marked confidential. If you wish to keep your name or other information confidential, please let us know. Please note, while you can elect to make a ‘confidential’ submission, we cannot accept anonymous submissions, so you must still provide your name and contact details. All data and comments you provide will be used to inform the review. Your comments may be used within the report. Your name will not be included if the submission is marked confidential.

Your Contact details

Preliminary Data

(Eg. Person who has used assisted reproductive treatment (whether resulting in a child or not, and whether or not donor conception was used), person wanting to access assisted reproduction, sperm donor, egg donor, embryo donor, donor-conceived person, person conceived using assisted reproduction, non-government organisation, clinician, counsellor, nurse, technician, government organisation, regulator, academic, lawyer, member of the public, etc.)

For Information about the legislation and review, see Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet 1: Introduction to the Review
Fact Sheet 2: Paramountcy of the Welfare of the Child
Fact Sheet 3: Registration Scheme for ART Clinics
Fact Sheet 4: Dissolution of SA Council on Reproductive Technology, and its Code of Ethical Clinical Practice
Fact Sheet 5: Access to Assisted Reproductive Treatment
Fact Sheet 6: Establishment of a Donor Register
Fact Sheet 7: Record Keeping and Confidentiality

The above fact sheets may assist you in your understanding and/or formulation of responses to the review.

Your Submission

Please provide comments on any or all of the issues listed below according to your views, knowledge and/or experience relevant to the review.

You may wish to comment upon how the Act and its implementation works (or does not work) in relation to the issues below; whether you think any changes need to be made – and if so what they are and how they would improve things; and/or any other information you consider important for us to consider during the review.

Please refer to our Fact Sheets if you require any further information on these matters. Fact Sheet 1 provides further information about the review; Fact Sheets 2-7 provide further information relevant to the questions below. The Fact Sheets also contain questions that may assist you in providing us with information relevant to the review.

(Note: If you need further information, or wish to consider questions that may assist you in providing us with information relevant to the review on this issue, please see Fact Sheet 2.)

(Note: If you need further information, or wish to consider questions that may assist you in providing us with information relevant to the review on this issue, please see Fact Sheet 3.)

(Note: If you need further information, or wish to consider questions that may assist you in providing us with information relevant to the review on this issue, please see Fact Sheet 4.)

(Note: If you need further information, or wish to consider questions that may assist you in providing us with information relevant to the review on this issue, please see Fact Sheet 5.)

(Note: If you need further information, or wish to consider questions that may assist you in providing us with information relevant to the review on this issue, please see Fact Sheet 6.)

(Note: If you need further information, or wish to consider questions that may assist you in providing us with information relevant to the review on this issue, please see Fact Sheet 7)