In Germany, the Embryo Protection Act prohibits the creation of embryos for any purpose other than achieving a pregnancy. This prohibition essentially imposes a ban on the practice of PGD. However, clinicians involved in IVF have attempted to have the ban lifted. Currently, the German legal framework governing PGD is being disputed among different ethical committees.
In Israel, there is also a ban on human embryo research. However, PGD can be practised if approved by local authorities.
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