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Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990

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12 General conditions.E+W+S+N.I.

[F1(1)]The following shall be conditions of every licence granted under this Act—

(a)[F2except to the extent that the activities authorised by the licence fall within paragraph (aa), that those activities]F2 shall be carried on only on the premises to which the licence relates and under the supervision of the person responsible,

[F3(aa)that any activities to which section 3(1A)(b) or (1B) or 4(1A) applies shall be carried on only on the premises to which the licence relates or on relevant third party premises,]

F3(b)that any member or employee of the Authority, on production, if so required, of a document identifying the person as such, shall at all reasonable times be permitted to enter those premises and inspect them (which includes inspecting any equipment or records and observing any activity),

(c)[F4except in relation to the use of gametes in the course of providing basic partner treatment services or non-medical fertility services,]F4 that the provisions of Schedule 3 to this Act shall be complied with,

(d)that proper records shall be maintained in such form as the Authority may specify in directions,

(e)that no money or other benefit shall be given or received in respect of any supply of gametes or embryos unless authorised by directions,

(f)that, where gametes or embryos are supplied to a person to whom another licence applies, that person shall also be provided with such information as the Authority may specify in directions, and

(g)that the Authority shall be provided, in such form and at such intervals as it may specify in directions, with such copies of or extracts from the records, or such other information, as the directions may specify.

[F5(2)Subsection (3) applies to—

(a)every licence under paragraph 1 or 1A of Schedule 2, and

(b)every licence under paragraph 2 of that Schedule, so far as authorising the storage of gametes or embryos intended for human application.

(3)It shall be a condition of every licence to which this subsection applies that—

(a)such information as is necessary to facilitate the traceability of gametes and embryos, and

(b)any information relating to the quality or safety of gametes or embryos,

shall be recorded and provided to the Authority upon request.F5]

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F1S. 12 renumbered as s. 12(1) (25.5.2007 for certain purposes, otherwise 5.7.2007) by The Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Quality and Safety) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/1522), regs. 1, 13(2)

F2Words in s. 12(1)(a) substituted (25.5.2007 for certain purposes, otherwise 5.7.2007) by The Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Quality and Safety) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/1522), regs. 1, 13(3)(a)

Commencement Information

I1S. 12 wholly in force at 1.8.1991 see s. 49(2) and S.I. 1991/1400, art. 2(2)

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