Ukraine

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Ukraine
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Information
Region Europe
Population 46,372,700
GDP (millions USD) 140,484
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction ?
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification ?
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis ?
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning ?
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy commercial allowed
International Agreements
1997 COE Biomedicine Convention signed
1998 COE Cloning Convention signed
2005 UN Cloning Vote abstained
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention RATIFIED


Contents

Key laws and policies

  • Ban on Human Reproductive Cloning Act (passed by Parliament December 14, 2004, in force January 11, 2005).[1]
  • Family Code of Ukraine, Article 123.2

Prohibited practices

The Ban on Human Reproductive Cloning prohibits reproductive cloning but cloning for research purposes is not included[2]

Permitted and regulated practices

Surrogacy is allowed, and this appears to include commercial surrogacy.[3]

References

  1. World Health Organization, International Digest Of Health Legislation
  2. Global Lawyers and Physicians for Human Rights, Database of Global Policies on Human Cloning and Germ-line engineering (Last updated February 7, 2005)
  3. Fedir Dakhno and Valery Zukin, Ukrainian legislation, prepared for the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (2009)