Difference between revisions of "South Africa"

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|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Introduction=
 
|Introduction=
|Key laws and policies=* Children’s Act No. 38 of 2005 (Chapter 19) (See http://www.acts.co.za/childrens-act-2005/index.html) [http://www.iucnrosa.org.zw/elisa/Environmental%20Law/south_africa/human_tissue_act.html Human Tissue Act] (s.39A inserted by s.26 of Act No. 51 of 1989) (1983)
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|Key laws and policies=* Children’s Act No. 38 of 2005 (Chapter 19) (See http://www.acts.co.za/childrens-act-2005/index.html) [http://www.iucnrosa.org.zw/elisa/Environmental%20Law/south_africa/human_tissue_act.html * Human Tissue Act] (s.39A inserted by s.26 of Act No. 51 of 1989) (1983)
 
* [http://www.doh.gov.za/docs/bills/b32b.pdf National Health Act] (December 31, 2003)
 
* [http://www.doh.gov.za/docs/bills/b32b.pdf National Health Act] (December 31, 2003)
 
|Foundational values=The South African government practices the precautionary principle by stating, "The risk attached to the use of the technique on humans carries the possibility of hormonal manipulation in the egg donor, multiple miscarriages in the birth mother, and severe developmental abnormalities in any resulting child. The potential harms outweigh the potential benefits, and until studies in animal systems reverse this circumstance, we recommend that the use of human nuclear transfer cloning to create a new life should be prohibited."<ref>http://www.glphr.org/genetic/africa2-7.htm</ref>
 
|Foundational values=The South African government practices the precautionary principle by stating, "The risk attached to the use of the technique on humans carries the possibility of hormonal manipulation in the egg donor, multiple miscarriages in the birth mother, and severe developmental abnormalities in any resulting child. The potential harms outweigh the potential benefits, and until studies in animal systems reverse this circumstance, we recommend that the use of human nuclear transfer cloning to create a new life should be prohibited."<ref>http://www.glphr.org/genetic/africa2-7.htm</ref>

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