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Informed Consent-Right to Information | Original Article

Arun Bhupathi P.*, V. Visalakshi, in Shriji Socio-Legal Journal | Law


The Right to Information to Act, 2005 recognizes the right of the citizens to be informed by the public authority about the accountability, the transparency by furnishing reasons for their decision making process. The human subjects involved in the clinical trial have a right to be informed of its’ benefits, risks, procedure and his right to withdraw his consent at any time without reprisal, so as to enable him to take an informed decision whether or not to participate or to continue in it. The object of this paper is to provide insight to the researchers in medical field especially in clinical trials where human subjects are involved.