146. General power to give directions and code of practice.

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority1 may from time to time give directions for any purpose for which directions may be given under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990, or directions varying or revoking such directions2. A person3 to whom any requirement contained in directions is applicable must comply with the requirement4.

Directions may require a unique code to be assigned to each donation of gametes and embryos intended for human application5. The Authority may give directions as to the information to be provided to it and any measures to be taken by the person responsible in the event