Re Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990; Jefferies v BMI Healthcare Ltd and another

Medical treatment – Human fertilisation. The Family Division allowed the claimant's application for the further storage of her embryo had been created using sperm from her husband before her death. The 'signature' as required by para 1(1) of Sch 3 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 was not present on the purported amendment to the permission for storage from ten years to two years. Therefore the ten year permission remained.

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