Using semen from a donor other than the recipient’s husband gives rise to a multitude of legal and medical issues. There is little background guidance on these issues. The Commission offers proposals on the legal treatment of artificial insemination, including confidentiality, civil liability, the selection of recipients and donors, and consent of the husband.
Under The Automobile Accident Insurance Act, lack of vehicle registration results in forfeiture of insurance coverage, which can bar tort recovery of loss in the case of an accident. The Commission believes that the Act should be amended so that loss of insurance benefits under the Act does not impair a claim against a negligent owner of another vehicle.
Artificial insemination is an area of law with little regulation and many important social, legal and medical consequences. The Law Reform Commission recommends that legislation be adopted that protects the basic rights of all those involved. The Commission proposes a draft Human Artificial Insemination Act.
The Commission recommends the enactment of The Occupiers’ Liability Act as set out in this report. The law as it stands currently is unnecessarily complex. Enacting this proposal can mitigate the confusion in the law.
The enactment of an Occupiers’ Liability Act is proposed in this Report. The law as it stands is unnecessarily complex. Enacting this proposal would mitigate the confusion in the law.