Difference between revisions of "Macedonia"

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|Sex selection=?
 
|Sex selection=?
 
|Surrogacy=no policy
 
|Surrogacy=no policy
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|European Union=
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|Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development=
 
|Council of Europe=Member
 
|Council of Europe=Member
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=signed
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=signed
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=signed
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=signed
 
|2005 UN Cloning Vote=YES
 
|2005 UN Cloning Vote=YES
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|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=
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|Treaty of Lisbon=
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|Introduction=
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|Key laws and policies=The Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia stipulates that it is a human right to decide freely on the procreation of children (Article 41).
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New reproductive technologies in Republic of Macedonia have been regulated in the Law on Biomedical Assisted Fertilization since 2008. (See Official Gazette of the Republic of Macedonia no 37/08.)
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|Foundational values=
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|Prohibited practices=
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|Permitted and regulated practices=ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
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* The Macedonian law gives priority to using personal reproductive cells.
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* Married, cohabiting, (man and a woman) or single women may access services - subject to consent.
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*Posthumous use of gametes is permitted one year after death
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* Embryo donation may take place if a man and woman have excess embryos from treatment.
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|Regulatory activities=
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|Accountability and governance=
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|History=In September 2014 draft laws were proposed by Health Minister Nikola Todorov to permit altruistic surrogacy, to 'ensure that women may only carry a child on behalf of others for humane and altruistic reasons'. He said, “It must be seen as an act of humanity and not as a business”. (See http://www.pravo.org.mk/documentDetail.php?id=802)
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