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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)


Regulations relating to Cancer Registration

7. Confidentiality


(1) Unless disclosure is made in terms of regulation 9, all personal data or information contemplated in these regulations is confidential.


(2) The NCR must maintain the same standards of confidentiality as customarily apply to doctor-patient confidentiality, and this obligation extends indefinitely, even after the death of the patient.


(3) No person may disclose any information contemplated in sub-regulation 7(1) unless a court order or any law requires such disclosure.