Countries differ widely in the types of human biotechnologies they regulate,
the jurisdiction of authority, the nature of enforcement, and other
particulars. One requirement for effective policy is a government agency
responsible for licensing and monitoring research and commercial facilities
that work with human embryos. Frequently cited models are Canada's Assisted Human Reproduction Act and the United Kingdom’s
Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA).
China Announces Stem-Cell Rulesby David Cyranoski, Nature NewsAugust 26th, 2015China issues new measures for stem-cell research, but it is uncertain whether these rules will fare better than prior regulations in curtailing misuses.