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2010 Legislation Review of the Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002 and the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002.

In 2010, the Hon Mark Butler MP, then Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, appointed a committee to review the Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002 and the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002.

The Report of the Independent Review was released by Minister Butler on 7 July 2011.

The opportunity to make public submissions to this review was available via this website from 15 January 2011 to 15 March 2011. Of the 264 submissions, 170 were from private individuals with 158 of the total marked as ‘not for public viewing’ by the submitter. To access copies of those submissions available to the public, please contact nhmrc.webmaster@nhmrc.gov.au.