Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

6Additional general functions of AuthorityE+W+S+N.I.

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(1)In section 8 of the 1990 Act (general functions of the Authority), renumber the existing provision as subsection (1) of that section.

(2)In that subsection—

(a)omit the word “and” immediately after paragraph (c), and

(b)after that paragraph insert—

(ca)maintain a statement of the general principles which it considers should be followed—

(i)in the carrying-on of activities governed by this Act, and

(ii)in the carrying-out of its functions in relation to such activities,

(cb)promote, in relation to activities governed by this Act, compliance with—

(i)requirements imposed by or under this Act, and

(ii)the code of practice under section 25 of this Act, and.

(3)After that subsection, insert—

(2)The Authority may, if it thinks fit, charge a fee for any advice provided under subsection (1)(c).