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UK donor registries

By Eric Blyth


Fertility services have been formally regulated in the UK since 1991, following implementation of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 (“The Act”). The Act established a statutory regulatory agency, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), whose responsibilities include licensing certain forms of fertility treatment and to maintain a register of information (s31). The register includes details relating to donors, recipients of donated gametes and embryos, and children born as a result of all donor procedures provided by a licensed treatment centr

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