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surrogacy

the role of a woman who is paid to bear a child by a married couple unable to have children themselves. The Surrogacy Arrangements Act 1985 as amended prohibits commercial agencies from engaging women to act as surrogate mothers. Surrogacy contracts are unenforceable and payment may only be made to the surrogate mother of reasonable expenses.
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Justice Ministry spokesman Chin Malin said the topic of Cambodia's fraught commercial surrogacy industry was broached during a meeting with UN Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith and Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana yesterday.
The laws in the UK do not permit commercial surrogacy.
It is legal to pay for surrogacy in several US states, such as California.
When asked about the issue before attending a committee meeting at the Legislative Yuan earlier this morning, Chen stated that experts are still debating over the details regarding the rights and legal implications of those involved were surrogacy to be legalized.
Surrogacy is a highly complex and emotive area of law with many countries now moving to outlaw it altogether, prohibiting foreign surrogacy arrangements due to concerns in relation to the potential for exploitation of the surrogate mothers.
The Passport Service may issue an ETC to a child born abroad of a surrogacy arrangement where the commissioning adults intend the child to live with them in the State and where all other requirements including relating to citizenship and consent of the child's legal guardians are met.
However, the Parliamentary Committee - formed in January with experts from across the board - has observed that altruistic surrogacy was "extreme and entails high expectation from a woman willing to become a surrogate without any compensation or reward".
The surrogacy contract was concluded via the Akanksha Infertility Clinic with an Indian woman.
It's not really about sex," Aloni said of sex surrogacy.
The article asks how (post-)colonial imaginaries of white hegemony and the desirability of white(r) bodies are negotiated, (re-)produced and challenged through the everyday choices of consumers and providers of gestational surrogacy in Mexico.
A woman may also want to look into surrogacy if she's already had a hysterectomy or had her ovaries and uterus removed due to cancer or other obstetric/gynaecological reasons