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Assisted reproduction practices including surrogacy and providing eggs are covered by laws and guidelines:
 
Assisted reproduction practices including surrogacy and providing eggs are covered by laws and guidelines:
  
• The Federal Medical Board (Consehlo Federal de Medicina) passed resolution Resolution CFM No 1957, 2010 (See http://www.portalmedico.org.br/resolucoes/CFM/2010/1957_2010.htm)  
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• The Federal Medical Board (Consehlo Federal de Medicina) passed resolution Resolution CFM No 1957, 2010 (See http://www.portalmedico.org.br/resolucoes/CFM/2010/1957_2010.htm)
 
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|Foundational values=
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Prohibited practices=The Law on Biosafety prohibits:
 
|Prohibited practices=The Law on Biosafety prohibits:
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* inheritable genetic modification (Article 6)
 
* inheritable genetic modification (Article 6)
 
* the creation, banking and manipulation of human embryos destined to be used as "disposable biological material."<ref name=geninfo>GenInfo, "[http://www.humgen.umontreal.ca/int/GI/en/2005-03P.pdf Newsletter]" (May-June 2005)</ref><ref name=ik>Rosario M.Isasi and Bartha M. Knoppers, "[http://humrep.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/21/10/2474 Beyond the permissibility of embryonic and stem cell research: substantive requirements and procedural safeguards]," ''Human Reproduction'' (Vol.21, No.10, 2006)</ref>
 
* the creation, banking and manipulation of human embryos destined to be used as "disposable biological material."<ref name=geninfo>GenInfo, "[http://www.humgen.umontreal.ca/int/GI/en/2005-03P.pdf Newsletter]" (May-June 2005)</ref><ref name=ik>Rosario M.Isasi and Bartha M. Knoppers, "[http://humrep.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/21/10/2474 Beyond the permissibility of embryonic and stem cell research: substantive requirements and procedural safeguards]," ''Human Reproduction'' (Vol.21, No.10, 2006)</ref>
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Commercial practices associated with gamete or embryo donation or surrogacy are prohibited. (Part IV and Part VII of the Resolution CFM No 1957, 2010)
 
|Permitted and regulated practices=The Law on Biosafety permits working with human genes ''in vivo'' for "diagnostic, preventive and treatment purposes of illnesses and
 
|Permitted and regulated practices=The Law on Biosafety permits working with human genes ''in vivo'' for "diagnostic, preventive and treatment purposes of illnesses and
 
anomalies," with the approval of the National Technical Committee on Biosafety.<ref name=geninfo/> The relationship of this clause to the law's prohibition on inheritable genetic modification is presently unclear.
 
anomalies," with the approval of the National Technical Committee on Biosafety.<ref name=geninfo/> The relationship of this clause to the law's prohibition on inheritable genetic modification is presently unclear.

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