Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Rules, 1996

5. Conditions for conducting pre-natal diagnostic procedures.-

(1) Before conducting any pre-natal diagnostic procedure, a written consent, as specified in Form G, in a language the pregnant woman understands, shall be taken from her:

      Provided that where a Genetic Clinic has taken a sample of any body tissue or body fluid and sent it to a Genetic Laboratory for analysis or test, it shall not be necessary for the Genetic Laboratory to obtain a fresh consent in Form G.

(2) All the State Governments and Union Territories may issue translation of Form G in languages used in the State or Union Territory and where no official translation in a language understood by the pregnant woman is available, the Genetic Clinic may translate Form G into a language she understands.


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