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Dutch set to tighten up in vitro fertilisation regulations

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7080.535f (Published 22 February 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:535
  1. Tony Sheldon
  1. Utrecht

    Wide ranging proposals for tighter regulation of in vitro fertilisation covering age limits, multiple births, and the storage of frozen embryos have been submitted to the Dutch government following a three year study by the Netherlands Health Council.

    The study was ordered by the health minister in 1994 as existing legislation became outdated. Two new parliamentary acts covering fertilisation techniques and the use of embryos in …

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