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|image_flag=Malaysia-flag.gif‎
 
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|Region=Asia
 
|Region=Asia
|Population=27,496,000
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|Population=27496000
|GDP=186,482
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|GDP=186482
|Eggs for assisted reproduction=no policy
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|Eggs for assisted reproduction=commercial prohibited
 
|Eggs for research=?
 
|Eggs for research=?
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
 
|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=no policy
 
|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=no policy
|Reproductive cloning=?
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|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
|Research cloning=?
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|Research cloning=PROHIBITED
|Sex selection=?
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|Sex selection=Social uses prohibited
|Surrogacy=no policy
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|Surrogacy=PROHIBITED
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|European Union=
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|Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development=
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|Council of Europe=
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=n/a
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=n/a
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=n/a
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=n/a
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|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
|Permitted and regulated practices=Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, providing eggs for reproductive purposes, and surrogacy are not covered by national law, but are practiced. <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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|Introduction=
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|Key laws and policies='''Assisted Reproduction'''
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Malaysian Medical Council, Guideline of the Malaysian Medical Council, 003/2006 - Assisted Reproduction, available at http://www.mmc.gov.my/v1/docs/Assisted%20Reproduction.pdf, (accessed 22 February 2015).
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'''Surrogacy'''
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Malaysia is a Muslim-majority nation where Islam is the official religion.
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There is currently a fatwa (an Islamic religious ruling) banning surrogacy.  
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The fatwa was issued in 2008 by the National Council of Islamic Religious Affairs.
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|Foundational values=
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|Prohibited practices=* Research on gametes or embryos
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* Surrogacy
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* Cloning
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* Commercial trading in eggs, sperm, or embryos
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* Posthumous use of gametes
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* Use of ART by unmarried people
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|Permitted and regulated practices=The guidelines permit:
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* Sex selection for medical reasons
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* Egg, sperm, and embryo donation
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|Regulatory activities=
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|Accountability and governance=
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|History=
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|External links=* http://www.mmc.gov.my/v1/docs/Assisted%20Reproduction.pdf
 
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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Latest revision as of 12:51, 14 July 2015

Malaysia
Malaysia-flag.gif
Information
Region Asia
Population 27496000
GDP (millions USD) 186482
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction commercial prohibited
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification ?
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis no policy
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection Social uses prohibited
Surrogacy PROHIBITED
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote abstained
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention RATIFIED


Contents

Key laws and policies

Assisted Reproduction

Malaysian Medical Council, Guideline of the Malaysian Medical Council, 003/2006 - Assisted Reproduction, available at http://www.mmc.gov.my/v1/docs/Assisted%20Reproduction.pdf, (accessed 22 February 2015).

Surrogacy

Malaysia is a Muslim-majority nation where Islam is the official religion. There is currently a fatwa (an Islamic religious ruling) banning surrogacy. The fatwa was issued in 2008 by the National Council of Islamic Religious Affairs.

Prohibited practices

  • Research on gametes or embryos
  • Surrogacy
  • Cloning
  • Commercial trading in eggs, sperm, or embryos
  • Posthumous use of gametes
  • Use of ART by unmarried people

Permitted and regulated practices

The guidelines permit:

  • Sex selection for medical reasons
  • Egg, sperm, and embryo donation


External links

[edit] References