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Regulation of non-consensual genetic testing in Australia: use of samples from deceased persons

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McWhirter, RE and Otlowski, M, Regulation of non-consensual genetic testing in Australia: use of samples from deceased persons, Journal of Law and Medicine, 24 pp. 150-165. ISSN 1320-159X (2016) [Refereed Article]

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Abstract

The creation of a criminal offence for non-consensual genetic testing in Australia has been recommended repeatedly in recent years, but has not yet resulted in reform.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:genetic testing, consent, deceased persons, group harm, indigenous communities
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Law and Society
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the Law
Objective Field:Law Reform
Author:McWhirter, RE (Dr Rebekah McWhirter)
Author:Otlowski, M (Professor Margaret Otlowski)
ID Code:111617
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Deposited On:2016-09-26
Last Modified:2017-11-20
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