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|image_flag=Czech-Republic-Flag.jpg‎
 
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|Region=Europe
 
|Region=Europe
|Population=10,381,130
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|Population=10381130
 
|GDP=175,309
 
|GDP=175,309
 
|Eggs for assisted reproduction=commercial prohibited
 
|Eggs for assisted reproduction=commercial prohibited
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|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Research cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Research cloning=PROHIBITED
|Sex selection=social uses prohibited
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|Sex selection=?
|Surrogacy=no policy
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|Surrogacy=commercial prohibited
 
|European Union=Member
 
|European Union=Member
 
|Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development=Member
 
|Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development=Member
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|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=signed
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=signed
|Key laws and policies=* [http://www.msmt.cz/Files/PDF/JJHumanstemcells.pdf Act on Research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Related Activities and on Amendment to Some Related Acts], 227/2006 Coll. Part: 75/2006 Coll. (June 1, 2006)
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|Introduction=
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|Key laws and policies=* Act on Research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Related Activities and on Amendment to Some Related Acts], 227/2006 Coll. Part: 75/2006 Coll. (June 1, 2006)
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** For summary, see "[http://www.eurostemcell.org/regulations/regulation-stem-cell-research-czech-republic Regulation of Stem Cell Research in the Czech Republic]."
 
* Council of Europe Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights and Additional Protocol on Cloning (1997, 1998)
 
* Council of Europe Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights and Additional Protocol on Cloning (1997, 1998)
|Prohibited practices=The Act on Research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells prohibits
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* The Law No.373/2011 Coll.
* the creation of an embryo for purposes other than reproduction
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|Foundational values=
* human-animal hybrids
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|Prohibited practices=The Act on Research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells prohibits:
* implanting a human embryo into an animal uterus
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* The creation of an embryo for purposes other than reproduction
* reproductive cloning
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* Human-animal hybrids
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* Implanting a human embryo into an animal uterus
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* Reproductive cloning
  
Ratification of the [[Council of Europe]] Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights and Additional Protocol on Cloning commits the Czech Republic to prohibit
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Ratification of the [[Council of Europe]] Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights and Additional Protocol on Cloning commits the Czech Republic to prohibit:
 
* Inheritable genetic modification
 
* Inheritable genetic modification
 
* Reproductive cloning
 
* Reproductive cloning
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* PGD for social purposes
 
* PGD for social purposes
 
* Somatic genetic enhancement
 
* Somatic genetic enhancement
|Permitted and regulated practices=The Act on Research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells
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|Permitted and regulated practices=Egg and sperm donation are permitted (anonymous)
* limits PGD to "exclude risks of serious genetically conditioned diseases and defects."
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|Regulatory activities=
* limits sex selection to "prevent serious Mendel-type sex-related genetically conditioned diseases that a) are incompatible with the postnatal development of a child, b) significantly shorten the life, c) cause early disablement or other serious health consequences, or d) are untreatable given our present level of knowledge."
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|Accountability and governance=
* permits providing eggs for reproductive purposes only without compensation.
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|History=
 
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|External links=
There is no law addressing surrogacy.<ref name=asrm>American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "[http://www.fertstert.org/issues/contents?issue_key=S0015-0282(07)X0176-6 IFFS Surveillance 07]," ''Fertility and Sterility'' (Vol. 87. No. 4, Suppl. 1, April 2007)</ref>
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|Regulatory activities=Human embryonic stem cell research requires permission from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport.
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== References ==
 
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Latest revision as of 02:39, 19 August 2015

Czech Republic
Czech-Republic-Flag.jpg
Information
Region Europe
Population 10381130
GDP (millions USD) 175,309
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction commercial prohibited
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis social uses prohibited
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy commercial prohibited
International Agreements
1997 COE Biomedicine Convention RATIFIED
1998 COE Cloning Convention RATIFIED
2005 UN Cloning Vote no
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention RATIFIED
2007 Treaty of Lisbon signed


Key laws and policies

  • Act on Research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Related Activities and on Amendment to Some Related Acts], 227/2006 Coll. Part: 75/2006 Coll. (June 1, 2006)
  • Council of Europe Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights and Additional Protocol on Cloning (1997, 1998)
  • The Law No.373/2011 Coll.

Prohibited practices

The Act on Research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells prohibits:

  • The creation of an embryo for purposes other than reproduction
  • Human-animal hybrids
  • Implanting a human embryo into an animal uterus
  • Reproductive cloning

Ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Biomedicine and Human Rights and Additional Protocol on Cloning commits the Czech Republic to prohibit:

  • Inheritable genetic modification
  • Reproductive cloning
  • Research cloning
  • Sex selection for social purposes
  • PGD for social purposes
  • Somatic genetic enhancement

Permitted and regulated practices

Egg and sperm donation are permitted (anonymous)