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Mitochondrial donation or the Reality of the Myth of 'Three parents, One Baby'

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-48
JournalStudent Law Review
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015


In February 2015, MP’s debated a motion in the House of Commons to approve the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015. Having passed that hurdle, the Regulations still require approval by the House of Lords before coming into force on the anticipated date of 29th October 2015. The objective of the Regulations is to permit the use of new assisted reproductive techniques which will avoid the transmission of serious mitochondrial disease


Date of Acceptance: 02/03/15

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