151. Activities not permitted under a licence for treatment.

A licence for treatment1 cannot authorise any activity unless it appears to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority2 to be necessary or desirable for the purpose of providing treatment services3, and cannot authorise altering the nuclear or mitochondrial DNA4 of a cell while it forms part of an embryo5, except for the purpose of creating something that will by virtue of regulations6 be a permitted embryo7.

A licence cannot authorise the use of embryos for the purposes of using embryos for the purposes of training persons in embryo biopsy, embryo storage or other embryological techniques8 unless the Authority is satisfied