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An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination: YX4-2017/3-PDF

Loi visant à interdire et à prévenir la discrimination génétique.

"This enactment prohibits any person from requiring an individual to undergo a genetic test or disclose the results of a genetic test as a condition of providing goods or services to, entering into or continuing a contract or agreement with, or offering specific conditions in a contract or agreement with, the individual. Exceptions are provided for health care practitioners and researchers. The enactment provides individuals with other protections related to genetic testing and test results. The enactment amends the Canada Labour Code to protect employees from being required to undergo or to disclose the results of a genetic test, and provides employees with other protections related to genetic testing and test results. It also amends the Canadian Human Rights Act to prohibit discrimination on the ground of genetic characteristics"--Summary, p. ii.

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Title An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination
Subtitle Loi visant à interdire et à prévenir la discrimination génétique.
Series Title Statutes of Canada ..., chapter ... ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language Bilingual-[English | French]
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Note Cover title. "Assented to May 4, 2017, Bill S-201." Original published on: 2017/05/08; published on: 2017/05/17.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages ii, 7 p.
Catalogue Number
  • YX4-2017/3-PDF
Subject Terms Legislation, Genetics, Discrimination