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NO. 35 OF 2004



(3) Every enforcement officer shall, when exercising his powers and carrying out his duties under this Act, comply with such general or special directions as may, from time to time, be given to him by the Director.

(4) Every enforcement officer shall, when exercising any powers under this Act—

(a) if not in uniform, declare his office; and
(b) on demand, produce to any person affected by the exercise of those powers such identification card as the Director may direct to carried by him when exercising such powers.

(5) Every enforcement officer appointed under subsection (2) shall be deemed to be a public servant within the meaning of the Penal Code (Cap. 224).

PART III
PROHIBITED PRACTICES

Division 1—Human cloning

Prohibition against placing human embryo clone in body of human or animal

5. No person shall place any human embryo clone in the body of human or the body of an animal.

No defence that human embryo clone could not survive

6. It shall not be a defence to an offence under section 5 that the human embryo clone did not survive or could not have survived.

Division 2—Other prohibited practices

Prohibition against developing human embryo created other than by fertilisation of human egg by human sperm

7. No person shall develop any human embryo, that is created by process other than the fertilisation of a human egg by human sperm, for a period of more than 14 days, excluding any period when the development of the embryo is suspended.