Difference between revisions of "Estonia"

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|Prohibited practices=The Penal Code prohibits cloning, surrogacy, and hybrids and chimeras.
 
|Prohibited practices=The Penal Code prohibits cloning, surrogacy, and hybrids and chimeras.
  
The Patents Act prohibits the patenting cloning procedures, techniques for inheritable genetic modification, and "descriptions of the formation or development of the human body or sequence or partial sequence of human gene."
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The Patents Act prohibits the patenting of cloning procedures, techniques for inheritable genetic modification, and "descriptions of the formation or development of the human body or sequence or partial sequence of human gene."
  
 
In addition, Estonia'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, Estonia'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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* Somatic genetic enhancement
 
* Somatic genetic enhancement
 
* Inheritable genetic modification
 
* Inheritable genetic modification
|Permitted and regulated practices=* The “Artificial Insemination and Embryo Protection Act,” 1997, Act regulates reproductive technologies and prohibits commercial intermediaries from soliciting or supplying gametes. Donor eggs, sperm and embryos are allowed.
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|Permitted and regulated practices=* The “Artificial Insemination and Embryo Protection Act” (1997) regulates reproductive technologies and prohibits commercial intermediaries from soliciting or supplying gametes. Donor eggs, sperm, and embryos are allowed.
  
* In-vitro fertilisation is allowed only with the intention of implanting the ovum into a woman.
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* In vitro fertilization is allowed only with the intention of implanting the ovum into a woman.
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Accountability and governance=
 
|Accountability and governance=

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