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An Issue that is not Going Away: Recent Developments in Surrogacy in South Australia

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    See Parentage Act 2004 (ACT), s 43; Surrogacy Act 2010 (NSW), s 10; Surrogacy Act 2010 (Qld), s 56; Surrogacy Act 2012 (Tas), s 41; Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008 (Vic), s 45. The removal of these offences was recently recommended by Statutory Reviews in New South Wales and Victoria, see (Gordon 2019, 135−137; Department of Justice New South Wales 2018, 18−19 [3.61]-[3.67]).

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    There have been more since then, see (Department of Justice New South Wales 2018; Gordon 2019; Allan 2019).

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Thompson, M., Plater, D. An Issue that is not Going Away: Recent Developments in Surrogacy in South Australia. Bioethical Inquiry 16, 477–481 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11673-019-09952-y

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  • Surrogacy
  • Law reform
  • Parentage