Clarification Note

This decision tool is intended as a guide and you may still wish to check if there are any institutional guidelines to comply.

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Human Tissue Framework - Am I conducting Tissue Banking Activities regulated under the HBRA?


Please select the part of the tool that you would like to attempt: 

[1] Part One serves to assist you in assessing whether the samples you are handling are considered 'human tissue' under the Human Biomedical Research Act (HBRA). 

[2] Part Two serves to assist you in determining whether the activities conducted involving human tissue are subject to controls under the Human Tissue Framework (HTF) of the HBRA. Controls under the HTF comprise of requirements under section 34 to 37 of the HBRA. For more information, please refer to our HBRA webpage.



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