Licence to Use Excess Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Embryos - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to use excess assisted reproductive Technology (ART) embryos, or human eggs, and creations or uses of other embryos.

An ART embryo is one created by ART for the use in the ART treatment of a woman, determined in writing by the woman and her spouse if any at the time the embryo was created, as excess to their needs.

You will also require this licence if you intend to conduct certain research or training involving fertilisation of a human egg by a human sperm, or fertilisation of an animal egg with a human sperm for the purpose of testing sperm quality.

It is an offence to use an excess ART embryo unless you hold a licence or it classes as an exempt use.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements or see the attached application kit.

Duration

As specified on the licence.

Fees

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Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required.

Act(s) name

Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002 AG

Regulation(s) name

Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2003 AG

Administering agency

National Health and Medical Research Council

Embryo Research Licensing Committee

Contact details

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Enquiries, Embryo Research Licensing

Embryo Research Licensing Committee

National Health and Medical Research Council

Operating address: 16 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1421
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1300 064 672
Phone: 02 6217 9000
Fax: 02 6217 9100
Email: embryo.research@nhmrc.gov.au