Protection of human genetic information

The joint inquiry into the protection of human genetic information by the Australian Law Reform Commission and the Australian Health Ethics Committee (AHEC) (a principal committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council) began in February 2001.


Protection of Human Genetic Information (DP 66)

DP 66 (released August 2002) is the second of two consultation documents published in the course of the inquiry. View DP 66 in HTMLon the AustLII website.

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Protection of Human Genetic Information (IP 26)

The release in November 2001 of the inquiry’s Issues Paper—Protection of Human Genetic Information (IP 26)—signalled the start of extensive national consultations, which included public meetings in every State and Territory capital, as well as in several regional centres. The release of a Discussion Paper of the same name (DP 66) followed in August 2002.

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