San Marino

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San Marino
San marino flag large.png
Region Europe
Population 29,615
GDP (millions USD) 1,048
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction ?
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis social uses prohibited
Reproductive cloning ?
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy ?
International Agreements
1997 COE Biomedicine Convention RATIFIED
1998 COE Cloning Convention signed
2005 UN Cloning Vote YES
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention not ratified

Key laws and policies

San Marino does not appear to have national laws or policies specific to the practices currently falling within the scope of BioPolicyWiki. However, it has ratified the Council of Europe's Convention on Biomedicine.

Prohibited practices

San Marino's ratification of the Council of Europe's Convention on Biomedicine commits it to prohibitions on:

  • PGD for social uses
  • Somatic genetic enhancement
  • Inheritable genetic modification

Research cloning is prohibited.[1]

[edit] References

  1. Human Fertility and Embryology Authority (UK), "Hybrids and Chimeras: Findings of the Consultation, Annex C – International Perspective," (September 5, 2007).