(1) The person responsible for the day-to-day control of a laboratory must, after a woman's cervical smear or cervical tissue is examined, send the registrable information to the chief health officer, unless a refusal of consent marker is attached to the pathology request form.
(2) If a person responsible for the day-to-day control of a laboratory gives registrable information to the chief health officer—
(a) giving the information is not—
(i) a breach of confidence; or
(ii) a breach of professional etiquette; or
(iii) a breach of professional ethics; or
(iv) a breach of a rule of professional conduct; and
(b) no civil or criminal liability is incurred only because the information is given.