188. Prohibition in connection with embryos.

188.     Prohibition in connection with embryos.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/482, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

A person may not bring about the creation1 of an embryo2 except in pursuance of a licence3. A person may not keep or use4 an embryo except in pursuance of a licence or, in the case of the keeping without storage of an embryo intended for human application5 or the processing6 without storage of such