Constitutional Provision

“The Confederation shall legislate on the use of reproductive and genetic material from animals, plants and other organisms. In doing so, it shall take account of the dignity of living beings as well as the safety of human beings, animals and the environment, and shall protect the genetic diversity of animal and plant species.”

Federal Constitution of the Swiss Confederation: 18 April 1999 (as Amended to 15 March 2012), Title 3 Confederation, Cantons and Communes, Chapter 2 Powers, Section 8 Housing, Employment, Social Security and Health, Art 120(2) (formerly art. 24novies)

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X und Y gegen Gesundheitsdirektion des Kantons Zürich und Mitarbeiter (7 October 2009) BGE 135 II 384 & 135 II 405

Case Summary

BGE 135 II 384  –  Original Case Text  •  English Translation

BGE 135 II 405  –  Original Case Text  •  English Translation


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