168. Consent not required for storage of gametes of a person aged 16 and over.

The gametes1 of a person may be kept in storage2 without his consent if the following conditions are met3.

The gametes must be lawfully taken from or provided by the person after he has attained the age of 16 years4. Before the gametes are first stored, a registered medical practitioner must certify in writing that the person is expected to undergo medical treatment and that, in the opinion of the registered medical practitioner, the treatment is likely to cause a significant impairment of that person's fertility and the person lacks capacity5 to consent to the storage of the gametes6 but