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|Key laws and policies=Law Regulating Human Assisted Reproductive Techniques (22/11/2013 No 19.167): http://archivo.presidencia.gub.uy/sci/leyes/2013/11/msp_512.pdf or http://www.ninrial.com.uy/de-interes/legislacion/leyes/ley-no-19167/ (non-pdf version)
 
|Key laws and policies=Law Regulating Human Assisted Reproductive Techniques (22/11/2013 No 19.167): http://archivo.presidencia.gub.uy/sci/leyes/2013/11/msp_512.pdf or http://www.ninrial.com.uy/de-interes/legislacion/leyes/ley-no-19167/ (non-pdf version)
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Foundational values=
|Prohibited practices=EXPERIMENTATION
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|Prohibited practices='''Experimentation'''
* Human cloning is prohibited (Art. 19)
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* Alteration of human genome prohibited (Art. 19)
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|Permitted and regulated practices=ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
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* Assisted reproduction for people who are infertile (married or single) (Art 2)
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* Human cloning is prohibited (Art. 19).
* Article 7 provides that to access ART people must be:
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* Alteration of human genome is prohibited (Art. 19).
** Less than 60 years old
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|Permitted and regulated practices='''Assisted Reproduction'''
** Health of woman or offspring will not be compromised
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** Written consent by couple, or woman, must be given.
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* No more than two embryos are to be transferred to uterus (Art 11)
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* Assisted reproduction is permitted for people who are infertile (married or single) (Art. 2).
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* Article 7 provides that to access ART:
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** People must be less than 60 years old.
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** The health of the woman or offspring must not be compromised.
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** Written consent by the couple, or woman, must be given.
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* No more than two embryos are to be transferred to a uterus (Art. 11).
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'''Posthumous Use of Gametes'''
  
POST-HUMOUS USE OF GAMETES
 
 
* Is permitted for 365 days after death (Art. 9)
 
* Is permitted for 365 days after death (Art. 9)
  
  
GAMETE DONATION
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'''Gamete Donation'''
* Is permitted, is anonymous*(See below), and altruistic (Art. 12)
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* Is permitted, anonymous (see below), and altruistic (Art. 12)
  
  
INFORMATION
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'''Information'''
  
* Children are entitled to know their method of conception (Art. 10)  
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* Children are entitled to know their method of conception (Art. 10).
* The donor's identity be revealed prior court order if the child or his descendants so request the competent judge, in accordance with Articles 21, 22, 23 and 24 of the law.  
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* The donor's identity be revealed prior court order if the child or his descendants so request the competent judge, in accordance with Articles 21, 22, 23, and 24 of the law.  
  
  
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'''Surrogacy'''
  
SURROGACY
 
 
* Surrogacy is permitted only when a relative agrees to carry the embryo of a woman who cannot gestate a baby due to genetic issues or disease.
 
* Surrogacy is permitted only when a relative agrees to carry the embryo of a woman who cannot gestate a baby due to genetic issues or disease.
 
* The Honorary Commission of Assisted Reproduction must approve such arrangements.
 
* The Honorary Commission of Assisted Reproduction must approve such arrangements.
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EXPERIMENTATION
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'''Experimentation'''
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* Is permitted for therapeutic purposes (Art. 18)
 
* Is permitted for therapeutic purposes (Art. 18)
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Regulatory activities=

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