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|Permitted and regulated practices='''Embryonic Stem Cell Research'''
 
|Permitted and regulated practices='''Embryonic Stem Cell Research'''
  
The Life Ethics Law regulates embryonic stem cell research. According to the law, only supernumerary embryos produced for infertility treatments can be used for research. Thus, the creation of embryos for purposes other than infertility treatment is prohibited. However, the government will approve limited research on somatic cell nuclear transfer based on the guidelines drawn up by the National Ethics Committees.<ref>http://www.glphr.org/genetic/asia2-07.htm</ref>
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The Life Ethics Law regulates embryonic stem cell research. According to the law, only supernumerary embryos produced for infertility treatments can be used for research. Thus, the creation of embryos for purposes other than infertility treatment is prohibited. However, the government will approve limited research on somatic cell nuclear transfer based on the guidelines drawn up by the National Ethics Committees.<ref name="daar">Daar, Abdallah S., et al. "[http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/suic/AcademicJournalsDetailsPage/DocumentToolsPortletWindow?jsid=b3b349ed0272e4c70e2ebe89726dd8f5&action=2&catId=&documentId=GALE%7CA128332983&userGroupName=unio93487&zid=6f1ebdc0028a0a8d8120be9a5da3a2a3  Legal and ethical approaches to stem cell and cloning research: a comparative analysis of policies in Latin America, Asia, and Africa.]" ''Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics'', Winter 2004: 626+. ''Student Resources in Context''. Web. 3 Aug. 2015.</ref>
  
  
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|Accountability and governance='''Reproductive Cloning'''
 
|Accountability and governance='''Reproductive Cloning'''
  
* Human reproductive cloning is prohibited and subject to criminal sanctions for up to ten years in prison.<ref>“Biological Ethics Bill Passed by National Assembly,” Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare, Press Release, (14 January 2004).</ref><ref>http://www.glphr.org/genetic/asia2-07.htm</ref>
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* Human reproductive cloning is prohibited and subject to criminal sanctions for up to ten years in prison.<ref>“Biological Ethics Bill Passed by National Assembly,” Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare, Press Release, (14 January 2004).</ref><ref name="legal">Daar, Abdallah S., et al. "[http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/suic/AcademicJournalsDetailsPage/DocumentToolsPortletWindow?jsid=b3b349ed0272e4c70e2ebe89726dd8f5&action=2&catId=&documentId=GALE%7CA128332983&userGroupName=unio93487&zid=6f1ebdc0028a0a8d8120be9a5da3a2a3  Legal and ethical approaches to stem cell and cloning research: a comparative analysis of policies in Latin America, Asia, and Africa.]" ''Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics'', Winter 2004: 626+. ''Student Resources in Context''. Web. 3 Aug. 2015.</ref>
 
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|External links=* http://www.hcch.net/upload/wop/gap2014pd3kr.pdf
 
|External links=* http://www.hcch.net/upload/wop/gap2014pd3kr.pdf

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