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Question regarding date Nuremberg Code Royal Assent enshrined in Scots Law: FOI release

Published: 27 Jan 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
27 Jan 2021
Question regarding date Nuremberg Code Royal Assent enshrined in Scots Law: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000109565
Date received: 10 Nov 2020
Date responded: 7 Dec 2020
Information requested

"The date that the Nuremberg Code was given Royal Assent to be enshrined in Scots Law".

Response

As a general principle, health ethics is not devolved to Scotland and therefore the Nuremberg Principles are not part of Scots Law. However, research conducted in NHS Scotland is regulated and governed through a UK wide system which observes those principles.

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