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Wednesday, 18 September 1985
Page: 638


Senator HARRADINE —by leave-I present two petitions, which are not in conformity with Standing Orders, from 125 and 84 petitioners respectively, requesting that the Senate support the Human Embryo Experimentation Bill 1985, in the following terms:

We the undersigned, wish to see a law introduced to prohibit any experimentation on frozen embryos from any In Vitro Fertilization Programme as we believe human life begins at conception and therefore deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.