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Revised Ethical Guidelines on Use of ART; and draft Objective Criteria for Determining (for research purposes) When a Human Embryo is Unsuitable for Implantation

Closed on Friday, 11 May 2007, 12:00am (AEDT). Submissions are no longer being accepted.

Submissions invited—revised Ethical Guidelines on Use of ART; and draft Objective Criteria for Determining (for research purposes) When a Human Embryo is Unsuitable for Implantation

The NHMRC is conducting public consultation on updated Guidelines on the Use of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Clinical Practice and Research 2004 (as revised in 2007).

The document has been revised to take account of the new activities that are licensable under the Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and the Regulation of Human Embryo Research Amendment Act 2006.

The Act also specifies that the NHMRC develops Objective Criteria for Determining (for research purposes*) When a Human Embryo is Unsuitable for Implantation.

Submissions received – Draft Ethical guidelines on the use of assisted reproductive technology in clinical practice and research 2004 (as updated in 2007)
93 submissions were received from organisations and individuals during this public consultation. Non-confidential submissions received are available below.

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Consultation date

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Closing date: 
Friday, 11 May 2007 (All day)
Extension: 
Please note that for some NHMRC consultations no extensions will be given. Where extensions are available you will need to contact the project officer using the contact details at the bottom of this page. However, in order for NHMRC to extend the date of a submission you will need to have created an account and started a submission.
Contact for further information

NHMRC

GPO Box 1421

CANBERRA ACT 2601

Ph: (02) 6217 9000

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