Difference between revisions of "Albania"

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|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Introduction=
 
|Introduction=
|Key laws and policies=Republic of Albania the Assembly Law Nr. 8876 Dated 4 April 2002 On Reproductive Health (citation: Law on Reproductive Health, 04 April 2002 available at http://www.ecoi.net/local_link/199400/303827_en.html (accessed 21 February 2015)
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|Key laws and policies=Republic of Albania the Assembly Law Nr. 8876 Dated 4 April 2002 On Reproductive Health (Citation: Law on Reproductive Health, 04 April 2002 available at http://www.ecoi.net/local_link/199400/303827_en.html, accessed 21 February 2015.)
  
Art 2 of this law defines “reproductive health” as “….people’s ability to reproduce and the freedom to decide the manner and timing of reproduction….” and, gives to each individual (not only to marital couples) the opportunity to choose the methods of reproduction.
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Art. 2 of this law defines “reproductive health” as “people’s ability to reproduce and the freedom to decide the manner and timing of reproduction,” and gives to each individual (not only to marital couples) the opportunity to choose the methods of reproduction.
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Prohibited practices=SURROGACY
 
|Prohibited practices=SURROGACY
* IVF surrogacy is prohibited
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* IVF surrogacy is prohibited.
  
  
 
EMBRYO EXPERIMENTATION
 
EMBRYO EXPERIMENTATION
* Article 38: The human embryo is prohibited from being used for any other kind of commercial, industrial or experimental purpose.
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* Article 38: The human embryo is prohibited from being used for any other kind of commercial, industrial, or experimental purpose.
 
|Permitted and regulated practices=ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
 
|Permitted and regulated practices=ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
  
Albanian legislation provides the possibility for a married couple or an individual to undertake artificial reproduction based on the infertility.  The law recognises artificial insemination and in vitro fertilisation.  
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Albanian legislation provides the possibility for a married couple or an individual to undertake artificial reproduction based on infertility.  The law recognizes artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization.  
  
 
Article 32 provides that assisted reproduction may be used:  
 
Article 32 provides that assisted reproduction may be used:  
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* Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (ZIFT)  
 
* Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (ZIFT)  
 
* PGD (although note above - that it is reported that this is not practiced due to lab limitations)
 
* PGD (although note above - that it is reported that this is not practiced due to lab limitations)
 
 
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Accountability and governance=
 
|Accountability and governance=
 
|History=
 
|History=
 
|External links=IFFS, Surveillance, 2010
 
|External links=IFFS, Surveillance, 2010
(NB. Albania did not answer IFFS Surveillance 2013)
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(Note: Albania did not answer IFFS Surveillance 2013.)
 
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