Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Bill 2021 [Provisions]

August 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-273-2

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Purpose of the Bill
  Proposed implementation
  Key provisions
  Financial implications
  Legislative scrutiny
  Conduct of inquiry
  Note on references

Chapter 2—The proposed approach

  Exemption for mitochondrial donation
  Staged approach
  Licencing framework
  Accessing mitochondrial donation
  Permitted techniques
  Donor register
  Other safeguards

Chapter 3—Ethical, social and scientific considerations

  Ethical and social considerations
  Scientific considerations
  Concluding comments

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 2—Public Hearings

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