Provisions under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 prohibit certain activities without the authority of a licence and a person who contravenes such provisions is guilty of an offence1.
However nothing in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 makes it unlawful for a member or employee of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority2 to keep any embryo, human admixed embryo, or gametes3 in pursuance of that person's functions as such
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