Abbreviations used in report |
ELC HFEA Ethics and Law Committee
HFE Act Human Fertilisation and Embryology (HFE)
HFEA Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
MRC Medical Research
NIMR National Institute for Medical Research
RATE Regulatory Authority for Tissue and Embryos.
RATE is proposed as the replacement for HFEA in the Government
proposal for revised legislation.
SCAG HFEA Scientific and Clinical Advances Group
White Paper Refers, in the context of this Report,
to the policy document issued by the Government in December 2006
to explain proposals for revised legislation in respect of review
of the HFE Act.
263 Department of Health, Review of the Human Fertilisation
and Embryology Act: Proposals for revised legislation (including
establishment of the Regulatory Authority for Tissue and Embryos),
Cm 6989, December 2006, www.hfea.gov.uk/cps/rde/xbcr/SID-3F57D79B-9E450A32/hfea/White_Paper_Dec_06_web_version.pdf Back