Difference between revisions of "Bulgaria"

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|Treaty of Lisbon=RATIFIED
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=RATIFIED
 
|Introduction=
 
|Introduction=
|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]
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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]
Order 28 on Assisted Reproduction Activities 2007 (amended July 29, 2011) of Bulgarian Ministry of Health "[http://www.mh.government.bg/]</ref>"
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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/]
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Prohibited practices=* Sex selection for purposes other than preventing the transmission of an inheritable disease
 
|Prohibited practices=* Sex selection for purposes other than preventing the transmission of an inheritable disease
* Reproductive cloning is prohibited
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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  
* 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)
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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
|Permitted and regulated practices=* Assisted reproduction permitted in cases of infertility. (Art. 129 Bulgaria Heath Act)
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|Permitted and regulated practices=* Assisted reproduction permitted in cases of infertility (Art. 129 Bulgaria Heath Act).
* Sperm and egg donation are permitted, though egg donors should have at least one live birth and a maximum of 5 live births for sperm donors.  
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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.
* 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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* 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).
 
* Experimentation on surplus IVF embryos is permitted, under the informed consent of the donors.
 
* Experimentation on surplus IVF embryos is permitted, under the informed consent of the donors.
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Accountability and governance=
 
|Accountability and governance=
 
|History=
 
|History=
|External links=http://solicitorbulgaria.com/index.php/bulgarian-health-act-part-2
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|External links=
 
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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