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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 our project.

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:

  1. The new pathway

  2. Reforms to the parental order route

  3. Payments

  4. Access to information

  5. 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.


 



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