You may need to comply with this code if you intend to undertake research involving human embryos. To be eligible for a licence to undertake research involving human embryos, you must have appropriate protocols in place to enable proper consent to be obtained before human embryos or eggs are used. These guidelines specify the standard of proper consent.
These guidelines will be considered in determining applications for a licence to undertake research involving human embryos.
The guidelines address issues such as counselling, informed decision making, accreditation and approval processes, record keeping, prohibited and unacceptable practices and dissemination of research results.