Israeli court overturns IVF treatment rulesBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7080.535g (Published 22 February 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:535
- Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Israel's High Court of Justice has overturned health ministry rules that require unmarried women wanting sperm donation or in vitro fertilisation to be examined first by a psychiatrist and a social worker.
The high court panel, headed by the president of the Supreme Court, Professor Aharon Barak, also declared that another ministry regulation barring unmarried women from receiving egg donations was illegal.
The appeal against the …
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