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|Title:||Property rights in human gametes in Australia|
|Citation:||Journal of Law and Medicine, 2013; 20(3):629-637|
|Abstract:||It has long been a basic tenet of the common law that there can be no property interest in human bodies or body parts. However, exceptions to the rule have been recognised from the mid-19th century and developed over time. In the early 21st century, there have been interesting developments in the common law of Australia and England, with Australian Supreme Court judges and the English Court of Appeal casting aside existing exceptions, and finding property rights in human body parts, including gametes, by relying instead on a "rational" and "logical" basis to identify property interests in human body parts.|
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|Appears in Collections:||Law publications|
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