The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) - Embryo Research Licensing Committee considers applications for licences to conduct certain types of research involving human embryos. It is responsible for monitoring compliance with legislation through the appointment of inspectors and taking necessary enforcement action, such as cancelling or suspending licences.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2015

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