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Second Reading Speeches

Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002
,
Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002
and
Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2017
to allow for the use of permitted mitochondrial donation techniques under a specified mitochondrial donation licence for the purposes of certain research and training, and in clinical settings; and
Freedom of Information Act 1982
,
Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002
,
Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002
,
Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2017
and
Therapeutic Goods (Excluded Goods) Determination 2018
to make consequential and technical amendments.