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SEX SELECTION
 
SEX SELECTION
*Sex selection is prohibited<ref name="gppc2">Genetics and Public Policy Center, "[http://www.dnapolicy.org/policy.international.php?action=detail&laws_id=19 Reproductive Genetic Testing (China)]"</ref>  but a wide imbalance in the sex ratio at birth, especially in certain affluent provinces, demonstrates that it occurs.<ref name=bmj>Ted Plafker, "[http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/324/7348/1233/a Sex selection in China sees 117 boys born for every 100 girls]," ''BMJ'' 2002;324:1233 (25 May)</ref> Wealthy Chinese are reported to travel to the US and elsewhere to evade restrictions on the use of PGD.<ref name=ap>"[http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2006-06/15/content_617607.htm Wealthy go to US to choose baby's sex]," AP, June 15, 2006</ref>
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*Sex selection is prohibited<ref name="gppc2">Genetics and Public Policy Center, "[http://www.dnapolicy.org/policy.international.php?action=detail&laws_id=19 Reproductive Genetic Testing (China)]"</ref>  but a wide imbalance in the sex ratio at birth, especially in certain affluent provinces, demonstrates that it occurs.<ref name=bmj>Ted Plafker, "[http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/324/7348/1233/a Sex selection in China sees 117 boys born for every 100 girls]," ''BMJ'' 2002;324:1233 (25 May)</ref> In the past it has been reported that wealthy Chinese were travelling to the US and elsewhere to evade restrictions on the use of PGD.<ref name=ap>"[http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2006-06/15/content_617607.htm Wealthy go to US to choose baby's sex]," AP, June 15, 2006</ref>
  
 
SURROGACY
 
SURROGACY
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SALE OF GAMETES
 
SALE OF GAMETES
 
* The above mentioned Administrative Measures ban all forms of trade in fertilised eggs and embryos.
 
* The above mentioned Administrative Measures ban all forms of trade in fertilised eggs and embryos.
 
 
 
|Permitted and regulated practices=EGG DONATION  
 
|Permitted and regulated practices=EGG DONATION  
 
• Egg donation is practiced in circumstances where an excess number of eggs (greater than 20) have been retrieved from an IVF patient and prior written consent has been given.  
 
• Egg donation is practiced in circumstances where an excess number of eggs (greater than 20) have been retrieved from an IVF patient and prior written consent has been given.  
  
 
RESEARCH CLONING
 
RESEARCH CLONING
*Research cloning is specifically allowed.<ref name=cd>Jia Hepend, "[http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-03/31/content_429816.htm China supports therapeutic cloning]," ''China Daily'', March 31, 2005</ref>  
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*Research cloning is specifically allowed.<ref name=cd>Jia Hepend, "[http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-03/31/content_429816.htm China supports therapeutic cloning]," ''China Daily'', March 31, 2005</ref>
 
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|Regulatory activities=
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Accountability and governance=In October 2014 six government departments held a meeting to review a special program on fighting illegal medical practices that had been in operation since September 2013 the meeting included discussion that 'the NHFPC and the Ministry of Public Security dealt with illegal assisted reproductive technology cases in Hubei' (http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/m/chinahealth/2014-11/05/content_18873249.htm)
 
|Accountability and governance=In October 2014 six government departments held a meeting to review a special program on fighting illegal medical practices that had been in operation since September 2013 the meeting included discussion that 'the NHFPC and the Ministry of Public Security dealt with illegal assisted reproductive technology cases in Hubei' (http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/m/chinahealth/2014-11/05/content_18873249.htm)

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