02 September 2019
Law Commissions' Surrogacy Project
Northern Ireland Consultation Event (generously supported by the Law Society of Northern Ireland
The Law Commission of England and Wales and the
Scottish Law Commission are holding a public consultation event on their
recent consultation paper Building families through surrogacy: a new law.
A summary is also is available here.
This event will provide you with an opportunity to
discuss your views on our provisional proposals and questions, to help
us shape our recommendations to Government. We are keen to gather the
views of Northern Irish stakeholders, to help inform the next stages of
Further details of the project are set out below, and can also be found on our website.
Professor Nick Hopkins (Commissioner) and Spencer Clarke (Lawyer) will be giving a brief overview of our proposals on:
The new pathway
Reforms to the parental order route
Access to information
International surrogacy arrangements
After an introduction to our proposals or questions on each topic, there will be time for questions and discussion.
*** PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL BE PROVIDING A LIST OF ATTENDEES' NAMES TO THE VENUE FOR SECURITY REASONS***
Registration will be open from 4.00pm.