Donating embryos for medical research–a human rights minefield – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted September 25th, 2015 in consent, EC law, embryology, human rights, Italy, jurisdiction, news, privacy, proportionality by sally

‘The case of Parrilo v Italy [2015] ECHR 755, decided by the Grand Chamber of the ECt.HR (16-1), that Italian legislation banning the donation of embryos obtained by IVF for scientific research was within Italy’s margin of appreciation and thus was not in breach of the applicant’s (Ms Parillo) right to private life and autonomy under Article 8 of the ECHR.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 24th September 2015