Legal Aspects of Egg Donation and Surrogacy in UK
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland refers to the countries where government has quite a “tolerant” attitude towards the non-profit surrogacy.
In 1990 British Parliament adopted the Law about Surrogacy in UK, on the basis of which, special Department of In-vitro Fertilization and Embryology was created. The main duties of this Department include not just control and regulation of IVF cycles, sperm and embryo storage but also the development of scientific investigations in the sphere of Embryology. It have to notify interested people of the full information about all the aspects of surrogacy in UK. This Department strongly depends on the Department of Health of UK.
Despite the fact that during last years, surrogacy becomes more and more wide-spread kind of infertility treatment, there are some cases when intended parents can demand the court to admit their paternity for the child: