Fertility society calls for investigation into UK regulator's action after search warrants are declared illegalBMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39265.336493.DB (Published 05 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:10
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
The British Fertility Society is asking the Department of Health to investigate a legal situation that forced the United Kingdom regulator of infertility treatment into a High Court climb down that could cost it more than £1m (€1.5m; $2m).
The society, which represents professionals who practise reproductive medicine, called for a full investigation into the collapse of a case brought against the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) by the high profile infertility specialist Mohammed Taranissi.
Mr Taranissi launched the High Court action after police raided his two …
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