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National Health and Medical Research Council - Ethics Programme (Australia)

National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Research Involving Humans (Australia)

Biotechnology Australia

Therapeutic Goods Administration (Australia)

Belgian Biosafety Server (Belgium)

Canadian College of Medical Geneticists - Policy Statement and Practice Guidelines (Canada)

Federal Medical Council (Germany)

Ministry of Health and Social Security (Iceland)

Íslensk Erfðagreining Ehf (Iceland)

Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italy)

Instituto de Salud Carlos III - Agencia de Evaluación de technologías sanitarias (AETS) (Spain)

Genetic Research in Switzerland

The Genetic Interest Group (United Kingdom)

The Clinical Molecular Genetic Society (United Kingdom)National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Research Involving Humans (Australia)

Department of Health (United Kingdom)

HCFA's Division of Laboratories and Acute Care (United States)

CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems (United States)

FDA's Office of Device Evaluation (United States)

The National Human Genome Research Institute: Promoting Safe and Effective Genetic Testing in the United States (United States)

National Institutes of Health (United States)

Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetic Testing (United States)

The New Approach in Harmonisation: In vitro diagnostic medical devices (European Union)

The European Molecular Genetics Quality Network (European Union)

European Association for BioIndustries (EuropaBio)

The European Union

The United Nations

The Council of Europe

The Human Genome Organisation (HUGO)

International Federation of Human Genetics Societies

European Society of Human Genetics

Database on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs (Orphanet)

International laws, conventions and declarations

Universal declaration on the human genome and human rights. (UNESCO)

Recommendation no. R(97) 5 of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers to member states on the protection of medical data (Council of Europe)

Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data (European Parliament)

Statement on the Principled Conduct of Genetic Research (HUGO)

The Genetic Privacy Act and Commentary: A proposal for federal legislation (US)

Bill no. s. 422 (US Congress)

Model Ethical Protocol for Collecting DNA Samples (North American Regional Committee Human Genome Diversity Project)


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