Difference between revisions of "Sri Lanka"

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|Population=19668000
 
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|GDP=30012
 
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|Eggs for assisted reproduction=permitted
 
|Eggs for research=?
 
|Eggs for research=?
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
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|Research cloning=?
 
|Research cloning=?
 
|Sex selection=Social uses prohibited
 
|Sex selection=Social uses prohibited
|Surrogacy=?
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|Surrogacy=no policy
 
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* There is also a draft policy published by the National Science and Technology Commission (NASTEC) “New genetics and assisted reproductive technologies in Sri Lanka – A draft national policy on biomedical ethics.” (Does not appear to be available on web).
 
* There is also a draft policy published by the National Science and Technology Commission (NASTEC) “New genetics and assisted reproductive technologies in Sri Lanka – A draft national policy on biomedical ethics.” (Does not appear to be available on web).
 
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Prohibited practices=* Sex selection for social reasons
 
|Prohibited practices=* Sex selection for social reasons

Revision as of 07:36, 31 May 2015

Sri Lanka
Sri-lanka-flag.gif
Information
Region Asia
Population 19668000
GDP (millions USD) 30012
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction permitted
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification ?
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis ?
Reproductive cloning ?
Research cloning ?
Sex selection Social uses prohibited
Surrogacy no policy
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote abstained
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention not ratified


Key laws and policies

  • Sri Lanka does not appear to have national laws or policies specific to the practices currently falling within the scope of BioPolicyWiki.
  • There is also a draft policy published by the National Science and Technology Commission (NASTEC) “New genetics and assisted reproductive technologies in Sri Lanka – A draft national policy on biomedical ethics.” (Does not appear to be available on web).

Prohibited practices

  • Sex selection for social reasons

Permitted and regulated practices

ASSISTED REPRODUCTION

  • Treatment of man and wife for infertility
  • No more than 3 embryos to be implanted

DONOR GAMETES AND EMBRYOS

  • Permitted
  • No more than 5 live births

EMBRYO RESEARCH

  • Only permitted in limited circumstances with approval of the Authority and its Ethics Committee