The final report of the Tri-Council Working Group on ethical conduct for research involving humans was submitted to the three Councils in July of 1997.
The full text of the July 1997 version is available here, in two different formats. The MS Word format is best for searching and extracting sections from the text. Adobe PDF formate is the one to choose if you want to print. If you don't already have it, Adobe Acrobat Reader is can be downloaded free here.
|Table of Contents... |
|Part 1: General Comments and Ethical Framework... |
|Part 2: Prescriptions, Procedures and Practices... |
|Appendices A (Members Of The Tri-Council Working Group On Ethics), B (Special
Contributions And Acknowledgements), and C (Acknowledgements)... |
|Appendix D (Sample Consent Forms)... |
|Appendix E (Glossary Of Working Definitions)... |
The Councils have since issued the " Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans."
Michael McDonald, co-chair of the Tri-Council Working Group, has reflected on the differences between the the Working Group's final report and the Policy Statement produced by the Councils themselves. His comments (which are his alone, and do not necessarily represent the views of the entire Working Group) are here.
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