The Law of Assisted Reproduction (Paperback)

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The Law of Assisted Reproduction, Second Edition examines the impact of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (HFEA 2008) and the ongoing controversial issues that surround it from legal, ethical, moral, social and medical points of view. It also examines the contribution of Parliament in fashioning the legal provisions in the amended legislation.

The second edition is updated to cover:
- Abortion controversy and the current law in England and Wales
- New case law on parentage of children born from IVF
- ECHR case law concerning embryo research and fertility treatment
- The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 - the birth of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
- The NHS IVF postcode lottery
- Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015
- The Supreme Court case (In the matter of an application by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission for Judicial - Review (Northern Ireland) 2018] UKSC 27) on NI abortion law compatibility with ECHR
- Sarah Ewart case
- Re Z (A Child: Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act: Parental Order)
- Parillo v Italy
- Re A and others (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act)
- Consideration of ECHR dimensions

The second edition also contains new chapters on:
- Abortion law developments in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
- Controversies relating to fertility treatment, embryonic research and abortion
- Three parent Children-Mitochondrial Donation
- Consideration of the key changes to the Code of Practice, (9th Edition), January 2019

This is an essential title for practitioners in medical/healthcare law and ethics, as well as national and international law libraries and students.

About the Author

Seamus Burns, Solicitor, Senior Lecturer in Law, Sheffield Hallam University.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781526508195
ISBN-10: 1526508192
Publisher: Tottel Publishing
Publication Date: March 27th, 2020
Pages: 864
Language: English