01.10.2011 04.Cheschwan. 5772
New regulations stipulating monetary compensation put 6-month-old law into effect across the country.
More than six months after the passage of a law to legalize ova donations by healthy women who would be compensated financially, the donations at all hospitals will now begin. This was made possible thanks to the passing of regulations by the Knesset Labor, Social Affairs and Health Committee on Monday.
Health Ministry legal adviser Mira Huebner told The Jerusalem Post that the law and the new arrangements are very complicated and thus could not be carried out without regulations, including stipulations how much money donors would receive for their travel time, discomfort, loss of work days and effort….