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PROHIBITION OF HUMAN CLONING FOR REPRODUCTION ACT 2002


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Object of Act  
   4.      Operation of Act  
   5.      Act to bind the Crown  
   6.      External Territories  
   8.      Definitions  

   PART 2--PROHIBITED PRACTICES

           Division 1--Practices that are completely prohibited

   9.      Offence--placing a human embryo clone in the human body or the body of an animal  
   10.     Offence--importing or exporting a human embryo clone  
   11.     No defence that human embryo clone could not survive  
   12.     Offence--creating a human embryo for a purpose other than achieving pregnancy in a woman  
   13.     Offence--creating or developing a human embryo by fertilisation that contains genetic material provided by more than 2 persons  
   14.     Offence--developing a human embryo outside the body of a woman for more than 14 days  
   15.     Offence--heritable alterations to genome  
   16.     Offence--collecting a viable human embryo from the body of a woman  
   17.     Offence--creating a chimeric embryo  
   18.     Offence--developing a hybrid embryo  
   19.     Offence--placing of an embryo  
   20.     Offence--importing, exporting or placing a prohibited embryo  
   21.     Offence--commercial trading in human eggs, human sperm or human embryos  

           Division 2--Practices that are prohibited unless authorised by a licence

   22.     Offence--creating a human embryo other than by fertilisation, or developing such an embryo  
   23.     Offence--creating or developing a human embryo containing genetic material provided by more than 2 persons  
   23A.    Offence--using precursor cells from a human embryo or a human fetus to create a human embryo, or developing such an embryo  
   23B.    Offence--creating a hybrid embryo  
   23C.    Regulations under Customs Act  

   PART 3--COMMONWEALTH/STATE ARRANGEMENTS

   24.     Operation of State laws  

   PART 4--REVIEW PROVISION AND REGULATIONS

           Division 1--Review of Act

   25.     Review of operation of Act  
   25A.    Further review of operation of Act  

           Division 2--Regulations

   26.     Regulations  


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