Moldova

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Moldova
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Information
Region Europe
Population 4128047
GDP (millions USD) 4,227
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction ?
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis social uses prohibited
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy PROHIBITED
International Agreements
1997 COE Biomedicine Convention RATIFIED
1998 COE Cloning Convention RATIFIED
2005 UN Cloning Vote abstained
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention RATIFIED
2007 Treaty of Lisbon not signed


Key laws and policies

  • The Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine: Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine was signed by the Republic of Moldova on 06 May 1997. The Convention entered into force in the Republic of Moldova on 01 March 2003.
  • The Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, on the Prohibition of Cloning Human Beings was adopted by the Council of Europe and signed by the Republic of Moldova in Paris, on 12 January 1998. The Protocol was ratified on 19 July 2002 and entered into force in the Republic of Moldova on 01 March 2003.
  • Additional Protocol, Art. 144 of the Penal Code of the Republic of Moldova
  • Point 6, Art. 9 of the law Nr. 185, dated 24.05.2001, of the Republic of Moldova on reproductive health care and family planning

Prohibited practices

Additional Protocol, Art. 144 of the Penal Code of the Republic of Moldova on Cloning stipulates that human being creation by cloning is punished with prison.

Point 6, Art. 9 of the law Nr. 185, dated 24.05.2001 of the Republic of Moldova on reproductive health care and family planning stipulates that the use of sexual cells and embryos with the purpose of human being cloning is prohibited.

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