A person must not carry out research, outside the body of a woman, involving the use of an embryo—
(a) if the embryo is unfit for transfer to a woman; or
(b) in the case of an embryo which is fit for transfer to a woman, if the research would—
(i) harm the embryo; or
(ii) make the embryo unfit for transfer to a woman; or
(iii) reduce the likelihood of a pregnancy resulting from the transfer of the embryo.
Penalty: 480 penalty units or 4 years imprisonment or both.
S. 31 substituted by No. 18/2013 s. 4.