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First Session, Forty-second Parliament,
64-65-66-67 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017-2018
SENATE OF CANADA
BILL S-252
Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)
FIRST READING, May 29, 2018
THE HONOURABLE SENATOR Wallin
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Summary
This enactment amends the Blood Regulations to provide that an establishment, other than Canadian Blood Services, must not collect allogeneic blood for remuneration or benefit for the donor unless the blood collected is of a rare phenotype.
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1st Session, 42nd Parliament,
64-65-66-67 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017-2018
SENATE OF CANADA
BILL S-252
Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)
Preamble
Whereas the Commission of Inquiry on the Blood System in Canada (Krever Inquiry) recommended that donors of blood and plasma should not be paid for their donations, except in rare circumstances;
Whereas in Canada human blood is a public resource‎;
And whereas the sustainability of the blood system in Canada must be protected;
SOR/2013-178
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1Section 4 of the Blood Regulations is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):
No remuneration or benefit
(1.1)An establishment, other than Canadian Blood Services, must not collect allogeneic blood for remuneration or benefit for the donor unless the blood collected is of a rare phenotype.
Published under authority of the Senate of Canada



explanatory notes

Blood Regulations
Clause 1:New.

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