Law Amending The Law Of 5 July 1994 Concerning The Blood And The Blood Derivatives Of Human Origin In Relation To The Altruistic Nature Of The Donation Of Blood By People With Hemochromatosis (1)

Original Language Title: Loi modifiant la loi du 5 juillet 1994 relative au sang et aux dérivés du sang d'origine humaine en ce qui concerne le caractère altruiste du don de sang par des personnes atteintes d'hémochromatose (1)

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15 FEBRUARY 2016. - An Act to amend the Act of 5 July 1994 on blood and blood derivatives of human origin with respect to the altruistic character of blood donation by persons with hemochromatosis (1)

PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
The House of Representatives adopted and sanctioned the following:
Article 1er. This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 74 of the Constitution.
Art. 2. In the Act of 5 July 1994 on blood and blood derivatives of human origin, an article 11/1 is inserted as follows:
“Art. 11/1. Without derogation from the exclusion criteria for total blood donors and blood components, as determined in the schedule, the removal may be carried out on asymptomatic carriers of HFE mutations and those with hemetroporosis heterogeneity as soon as they are in a maintenance phase, provided that the sampling is carried out in collaboration with the medical doctor in the form of an iron report. »
Art. 3. In Article 17, § 2, paragraph 2, of the same Law, replaced by the Royal Decree of 1er February 2005 and amended by the Act of March 19, 2013, the words "and for the persons mentioned in section 11/1" are inserted between the words "Rare blood groups" and the words ", frequency".
Art. 4. The King sets the conditions and parameters of the maintenance phase for persons referred to in Article 11/1 of the same Act.
Art. 5. This Act comes into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of ten days following its publication in the Belgian Monitor.
Promulgate this law, order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given in Brussels on 15 February 2016.
By the King:
Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health,
Seal of the State Seal:
The Minister of Justice,
(1) House of Representatives
Documents: 54-1231/7
Recorded: January 14, 2016