Advocacy groups ‘extremely concerned’ by reports of delay in legislation for international surrogacy services

Irish Families Through Surrogacy and Equality for Children were responding to a Business Post report that the government is looking to separate out international surrogacy elements from the forthcoming Assisted Human Reproduction Bill

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
18th October, 2021
Advocacy groups ‘extremely concerned’ by reports of delay in legislation for international surrogacy services
Mary Seery Kearney, a Fine Gael senator who had her daughter through surrogacy abroad, said that moving ahead without legislating for the reality of international surrogacy would be wrong. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Two surrogacy advocacy groups have said they are “extremely concerned” at reports that international surrogacy will be separated out from forthcoming assisted reproduction legislation due to legal difficulties.

Irish Families Through Surrogacy and Equality for Children were responding to a Business Post report at the weekend that the government is looking to separate out international surrogacy elements from the forthcoming Assisted Human Reproduction (AHR) Bill, due to legal difficulties that are holding...

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