A patent may not be granted for the invention1 of:
(1) a method of treatment of the human or animal body by surgery or therapy2; or
(2) a method of diagnosis practised on the human or animal body3,
although this exclusion does not apply to an invention consisting of a substance or composition for use in any such method4.
The following are not patentable inventions5:
(a) the human body, at the various stages of its formation and development, and the simple discovery of one of its elements, including the sequence or partial sequence of a gene6;
(b) processes for cloning human
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