Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.164 - Convention for the protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine: Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine
Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 03/12/2020
DenmarkReservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 10 August 1999 - Or. Eng.
Article 10, paragraph 2, concerning the right to information of registered persons
According to this provision, all persons are entitled to know any information collected about his or her health. However, the wishes of individuals not to be so informed shall be observed.
Danish legislation on registers provides that health information may be exempted from the registered person's right to information. Likewise, Section 10, paragraph 5, of the Public Administration Act (Act No. 572-19/12-1985) provides that material provided as a basis for the preparation of public statistics or scientific studies is not subject to access.
Period covered: 01/12/1999 -
Articles concerned : 10