Genetics: Human Rights

Attorney General written question – answered on 23rd February 2015.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)

To ask the Attorney General, what assessment he has made of the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, Article 3, Part 2 and the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine to interventions aimed at modifying the genome of the recipient's descendants.

Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright The Attorney-General

By convention whether or not I have given advice or conducted legal assessments, is not disclosed outside of Government.

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