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Question Without Notice No. 999 asked in the Legislative Council on 18 October 2018 by Hon Nick Goiran

Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 18 October 2018

HEALTH — POSTHUMOUS COLLECTION OF GAMETES — REVIEW

999. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the parliamentary secretary representing the Minister for Health:

I refer to the answer to question without notice 953, asked on 16 October 2018, in which it was revealed that there have been multiple failures to comply with the key performance indicators for the independent review of the Human Reproductive Technology Act 1991 and the Surrogacy Act 2008.

(1) Has a new date been agreed to for the supplying of the final report?

(2) If yes to (1), what is that date?

(3) Further to (1), was that agreement recorded in writing?

(4) If yes to (3), will the minister table those documents?

(5) What has been the total of the invoices received for this review?

(6) What has been the total of the invoices paid for this review?

Hon ALANNA CLOHESY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. I am advised of the following.

(1) Yes.

(2) The report of the review of the Human Reproductive Technology Act 1991 will be provided to the Department of Health no later than 31 December 2018.

(3) No.

(4) Not applicable.

(5) The total is $162 021.50.

(6) The total is $137 991.50.