Difference between revisions of "Bulgaria"

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|image_flag=Bulgaria.gif
 
|image_flag=Bulgaria.gif
 
|Region=Europe
 
|Region=Europe
|Population=7,933,000
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|Population=7933000
 
|GDP=39,609
 
|GDP=39,609
|Eggs for assisted reproduction=?
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|Eggs for assisted reproduction=commercial prohibited
|Eggs for research=?
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|Eggs for research=permitted
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=PROHIBITED
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=PROHIBITED
 
|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=social uses prohibited
 
|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=social uses prohibited
 
|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Research cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Research cloning=PROHIBITED
|Sex selection=social uses prohibited
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|Sex selection=Social uses prohibited
|Surrogacy=?
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|Surrogacy=commercial prohibited
 
|European Union=Member
 
|European Union=Member
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|Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development=
 
|Council of Europe=Member
 
|Council of Europe=Member
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=RATIFIED
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=RATIFIED
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|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=RATIFIED
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=RATIFIED
|Key laws and policies=The Law on Public Health (passed 2004, effective since 1 January 2005)<ref name=bulg> Leo Zwaak, "[http://www.blhr.org/docs/Article_5%20_01_12_06_en.pdf Compliance Of Bulgarian Law And Practice With The Established Standards Concerning The Application Of Article 5 Of The European Convention]" December 1, 2006</ref>
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|Introduction=
|Prohibited practices=The Law on Public Health prohibits<ref>Emellia Ianeva, "[http://www.biopolitics-berlin2003.org/docs.asp?id=79 Genetics and Society in Eastern Europe]," (2003 accessed May 22, 2008). This document summarizes the previous Law on Public Health, which was superseded by that of 2004. It is unclear if the relevant policies remain.</ref>:
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|Key laws and policies=Bulgarian Health Act, part 2 Promulgated, SG No. 70/10.08.2004, effective 1.01.2005, supplemented, SG No. 46/3.06.2005, amended and supplemented, SG No. 76/20.09.2005, effective 1.01.2007, SG No. 85/25.10.2005 [http://solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-health-act-part-2]
* Sex selection for purposes other than preventing the transmission of an inheritable disease
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Order 28 on Assisted Reproduction Activities 2007 (amended July 29, 2011) of Bulgarian Ministry of Health [http://globalivf.com/directory/laws/bulgaria/]
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|Foundational values=
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|Prohibited practices=* Sex selection for purposes other than preventing the transmission of an inheritable disease
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* Reproductive cloning
 
* Human genetic modification for purposes other than prevention and treatment of diseases  
 
* Human genetic modification for purposes other than prevention and treatment of diseases  
 
* Inheritable genetic modification  
 
* Inheritable genetic modification  
 
* Genetic discrimination  
 
* Genetic discrimination  
 
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* Offering pecuniary benefit to a donor of ova or spermatozoids, as well as acceptance of pecuniary benefit by the donor is prohibited (Art. 129(7) Bulgaria Health Act)
 
In addition, Bulgaria's ratification of the [[Council of Europe|Council of Europe's]] Convention on Biomedicine and the Additional Protocol Regarding Human Cloning commits it to prohibitions on:  
 
In addition, Bulgaria's ratification of the [[Council of Europe|Council of Europe's]] Convention on Biomedicine and the Additional Protocol Regarding Human Cloning commits it to prohibitions on:  
  
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* Inheritable genetic modification
 
* Inheritable genetic modification
 
* Reproductive cloning
 
* Reproductive cloning
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|Permitted and regulated practices=* Assisted reproduction permitted in cases of infertility (Art. 129 Bulgaria Heath Act).
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* Sperm and egg donation are permitted, though egg donors should have at least one live birth and sperm donors should have a maximum of 5 live births.
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* Ova, spermatozoa, and fertilized ova which have not been used for creating progeny may be provided to research, educational, and medical establishments in Bulgaria and abroad, provided informed consent in writing has been provided by donors (Art. 134).
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* Experimentation on surplus IVF embryos is permitted, under the informed consent of the donors.
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|Regulatory activities=
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|Accountability and governance=
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|History=
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|External links=
 
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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