Turkey

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Turkey
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Information
Region Asia
Population 70586256
GDP (millions USD) 663,419
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction PROHIBITED
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis social uses prohibited
Reproductive cloning no policy
Research cloning no policy
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy PROHIBITED
International Agreements
1997 COE Biomedicine Convention RATIFIED
1998 COE Cloning Convention signed
2005 UN Cloning Vote abstained
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention not ratified


Contents

Key laws and policies

  • Code of Public Health, Law No. 94-654 (July 29, 1994)
  • Article 282 of the Turkish Civil Code No. 4721

Prohibited practices

  • Surrogacy
  • Donated eggs, sperm, or embryos
  • Sex selection for non-medical reasons
  • Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for non-medical reasons

Permitted and regulated practices

  • Assisted reproduction
  • Single embryo transfer if woman is aged under 35

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