Key laws and policies
- The Law on Infertility Treatment and Procedures and Assisted Reproduction Techniques (ZZNPOB) (2000), available at http://www.pisrs.si/Pis.web/pregledPredpisa?id=ZAKO2518
- Penal Code (2002)
- Act for quality and safety of tissues and cells for the medical treatment since 2.7.2007: http://www.pisrs.si/Pis.web/pregledPredpisa?id=ZAKO4666
The following practices are prohibited:
- Human reproductive cloning
- Human research cloning
- Inheritable genetic modification
- Embryo donation
- Commercial transactions regarding gamete donations
A woman who intends to relinquish the child after birth is prohibited from accessing ART.
Permitted and regulated practices
- IVF and other ART treatments are permitted and available.
- ART is entirely publicly funded, with all procedures carried out at major public hospitals.
- Gamete donation is permitted.
- Donor gametes of one sex only may be used for treatment (i.e., you cannot use both donor sperm and egg).
For a paper discussing assisted reproduction in Slovenia and Macedonia, see: Dejan Mickovik and Katerina Kochkovska, "Biomedically Assisted Reproduction in the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Macedonia," 2013, Iustinianus Primus Law Review, available at http://www.law-review.mk/pdf/07/Dejan%20Mickovik,%20Katerina%20Kochkovska.pdf, (accessed 23 February 2015).