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The Vizag Case Exposes More Gaps in Surrogacy Bill

Following the recent Vizag IVF Centre case, the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 may need reconsideration towards integrating legal safeguards. The case in hand brings forth a series of grave biomedical and ethical issues as lack of comprehensive physical and psycho-social counselling to all the stakeholders involved in surrogacy namely surrogate mother, intending mother father, egg donor before the initiation of surrogacy under the Surrogacy Bill.

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Surrogacy Bill must direct screening of couples, surrogate mother

In view of the present case before the Family Court of Mumbai being adjudicated between an Iranian intending couple and an Indian surrogate mother where in the latter alleges that the intending father is not of good character and therefore refuses to hand over the custody of child given birth by her to the Iranian national.

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Government to make commercial surrogacy a punishable offence

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that it was opposed to “commercial surrogacy” and was in the process of enacting a law to make it a punishable offence.

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‘Future of surrogacy is uncertain’

The future of surrogacy industry depends on what the new rules government brings in. In the year 2013, some new rules brought in by the ministry of home created a lot of visa problems for foreign patients who were coming for surrogacy in India. Because of these visa issues, at least 70% patients could not come to India.

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Poverty not the force behind choosing to be a surrogate mother: Survey

New Delhi: A recent survey reveals that poverty is not the force behind choosing to be a surrogate mother as most of them and their husbands were already earning modest income.

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Dr Anoop Gupta helps Spanish gay couple have a baby through artificial fertilisation

A Spanish gay couple who wanted to have a child saw their dream come true in India where, through artificial fertilisation, a surrogate mother delivered their twin babies. “The couple contacted me and came all the way from Spain to …

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