Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2019

  • Abhishek Varshney
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  • Abhishek Varshney

    Student at IFTM University, Moradabad, India

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According to the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 20191, surrogacy is the practice of a woman bearing a child on behalf of an intended pair with the goal of giving the child to the intended couple after the delivery. This article covered the bill's numerous clauses as well as the different kinds of surrogacy and the Indian government's opinion of the legislation. The bill has addressed the two forms of surrogacy: commercial surrogacy and altruistic surrogacy. The Altruistic Surrogacy conditions are presented in Bill2. The certificates of essentiality and eligibility, which are granted by the proper authorities, are also covered in the law. The appointment of relevant officials at the state and federal levels is another topic covered in the measure. The National Surrogacy Board (NSB) and the State Surrogacy Board (SSB) will be the names given to them. The article also discusses penalties, which include fines of up to Rupees 10 lakhs and sentences of up to 10 years. The goal of the Surrogacy Regulation Bill is to control the surrogacy industry, which entails a woman bearing a child on behalf of another person or couple. Generally, the bill contains provisions that address who can participate in surrogacy, what circumstances allow it to be done, and what the rights and obligations of the intended parents, the child, and are the surrogator mother.



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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 99 - 105


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