Surrogacy

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Garry Sturrock separates fact from fiction when it comes to surrogacy. Those who watched BBC One’s recent four-part drama, The Nest, will no doubt agree that it made for fantastically gripping viewing. The implausible plot centred around a well-heeled, Glasgow-based couple desperate to start a

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Caroline Gillespie looks at proposals to change the laws of surrogacy. “The current law is out of date, unclear and not fit for purpose”. This was one of the conclusions reached last year in a joint consultation document by the Law Commission of England & Wales and the Scottish Law C

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The University of Aberdeen is conducting a research project on the reform of the UK laws on surrogacy and is looking for legal practitioners with experience and/or interest in surrogacy to take part. The project is funded by the Clark Foundation for Legal Education and the key objective is to help t

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Protecting women from exploitation must be a key objective of plans to reform the law on surrogacy, the Faculty of Advocates has said. Proposals for a new pathway to legal parenthood have been included in a joint consultation paper by the Scottish Law Commission and the Law Commission of Englan

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What do Elton John, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kim Kardashian have in common, aside from being well-known names if you are a follower or fan of celebrity culture? They have all made news headlines with reports of surrogate mothers providing them with their little bundles of joy.

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The laws around surrogacy are outdated and should be improved to better support the child, surrogates and intended parents, the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have announced today. Surrogacy is where a woman bears a child on behalf of someone else or a couple, wh

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