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17. After section 14 (conditions of storage licences), insert—
“14A. Conditions of licences: human application
(1) This section 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 storage of gametes or embryos intended for human application.
(2) A licence to which this section applies may not authorise the storage, procurement, testing, processing or distribution of gametes or embryos unless it contains the conditions required by Schedule 3A.
(3) In relation to any gametes or embryos imported into the United Kingdom from an EEA state other than the United Kingdom or from Gibraltar, compliance with the requirements of the laws or other measures adopted in the relevant state or territory for the purpose of implementing the first, second and third Directives shall be taken to be compliance with the conditions required by Schedule 3A.
(4) Subsection (3) shall not apply to any licence conditions imposed by the Authority which amount to more stringent protective measures for the purposes of Article 4(2) of the first Directive.”.
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