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SLI 2008 No. 80 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2003 with consequential amendments arising from amendments to the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002.
Administered by: Health
Registered 16 May 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-May-2008
Tabled Senate16-Jun-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Research Involving Human Embryos Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 80

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002.

Dated 15 May 2008

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

JAN McLUCAS


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Research Involving Human Embryos Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

         (1)   These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

         (2)   However, items [2] to [4] of Schedule 1 commence immediately after item [1] of that Schedule.

3              Amendment of Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2003

                Schedule 1 amends the Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2003.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulations 2.1A, 2.1 and 2.2

renumber as regulations 2.1, 2.3 and 2.4

[2]           Regulation 1.3, after definition of ART Guidelines

insert

Objective Criteria for Unsuitable Embryos means the Objective Criteria for determining embryos that are unsuitable for implantation, issued by the CEO of the NHMRC under the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992 in 2007 and as existing on 6 December 2007.

Note   The Objective Criteria for determining embryos that are unsuitable for implantation are available on the Internet — see http://www.nhmrc.gov.au.

[3]           After regulation 2.1

insert

2.2           Unsuitable for implantation — prescribed guidelines

                For paragraph (b) of the definition of unsuitable for implantation in section 7 of the Act, the Objective Criteria for Unsuitable Embryos are prescribed.

[4]           Schedule 1, heading

substitute

Schedule 1        Committee — prescribed bodies from which nominations must be sought

(regulation 2.3)


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.