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A comparative study on the regime of surrogacy in EU member states: study

Brunet, Laurent, Carruthers, Janeen, Davaki, Konstantina, King, Derek, Marzo, Claire and McCandless, Julie (2013) A comparative study on the regime of surrogacy in EU member states: study. PE 474.403. European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium. ISBN 9789282344958

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This study provides a preliminary overview of the wide range of policy concerns relating to surrogacy as a practice at national, European and global level. It undertakes an extensive examination of national legal approaches to surrogacy. It also analyses existing European Union law and the law of the European Convention of Human Rights to determine what obligations and possibilities surround national and transnational surrogacy. The study concludes that it is impossible to indicate a particular legal trend across the EU, however all Member States appear to agree on the need for a child to have clearly defined legal parents and civil status.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
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Additional Information: © 2013 European Union
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Departments > Law
Research centres and groups > Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Identification Number: PE 474.403
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2013 13:03

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