HIV non-disclosure and Canadian criminal law: antiretroviral treatment and viral load
This document will inform you about:
- when there is a legal duty to disclose HIV-positive status;
- the current evidence regarding the impact of ARV treatment and viral load on the risk of HIV transmission;
- the current state of the law regarding viral load and HIV disclosure; and
- why people should not be prosecuted or convicted for HIV non-disclosure when they have a low or undetectable viral load.
||Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
||Treatment, Criminal Law