(1) The ethics committee may cancel an approval, in whole or in part, if it is satisfied—
(2) The ethics committee must cancel an approval so far as it relates to a kind of assisted reproductive procedure or human reproductive research that has become subject to a moratorium imposed under section 24.
(3) The ethics committee may not cancel an approval under subsection (1) unless it has first—
(4) Before the ethics committee cancels an approval under subsection (2), it must endeavour to inform the person responsible for the activity of the forthcoming cancellation and of the date on which the cancellation is to take effect.
(5) If the ethics committee cancels an approval, it may give directions on how the activity affected by the cancellation is to be stopped.
(6) Directions under subsection (5) may, without limitation, relate to the preservation, custody, or disposal of in vitro human gametes, in vitro human embryos, or in vitro hybrid embryos.
(7) The ethics committee cancels an approval under this section by written notice given or sent to the person responsible for the activity to which the approval relates or to any other person who appears to be in charge of the activity.
(8) A notice issued under subsection (7) takes effect according to its tenor and must—
Section 22(1)(b)(i): amended, on 16 October 2010, by section 7 of the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (Storage) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 117).