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Notices of Amendments


given on


Thursday 15th May 2008


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Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Committee 1-5, 7 and 9


Public Bill Committee


Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords]


(Except Clauses 4, 11, 14 and 23, Schedule 2, and any new Clauses or new Schedules relating


to the termination of pregnancy by registered medical practitioners)


Donation of umbilical cord blood


Mr David Burrowes




To move the following Clause:—



It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to—



encourage women to donate their umbilical cord blood after birth;



increase the awareness of the value of umbilical cord blood for the


treatment of diseases and for further research of new treatment methods;


using cord blood stem cells;



promote the collection of cord blood from specific shortage groups,


including minority groups including mixed race families where there is a


history of diseases, treatable by cord blood.



It shall be a requirement for doctors to inform pregnant women of the benefits of


collection and storage of cord blood.’.


Mr William Cash


Mr Edward Leigh




Clause  3,  page  3,  line  1,  leave out subsection (5).


Notices of Amendments: 15th May 2008                  



Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill[ [], continued


Mr William Cash


Mr Edward Leigh




Clause  3,  page  3,  line  29,  leave out subsection (6).


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