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If implementation of better techniques and new strategies are required to provide more efficient care and assistance to people, then why is there a statutory ban on amniocentesis? Write the use of this technique and give reason to justify the ban.                                                                              (3) 

Aminocentesis is a foetal sex determination test. It is a technique to detect disorder of a foetus.

Positive application: with the help of aminocentesis, if it is confirmed that the child is likely to suffer from some incurable congential defect, the mother can opt for abortion.  

Negative application: If it is detected that the child is a girl, many mothers abort the baby. Thus in order to check female foeticide there is a ban on it.                                                                                   (3)

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