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Modern families and assisted reproduction: Part 2

Oct 6, 2020, 09:40 AM
Part two considers assisted reproduction and the challenges of statutory interpretation under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (as amended) (‘HFEA’), Part 2
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Tom Harrill, St Ives Chambers

Family law sits at the cutting edge of science. As the bounds of medicine and technology are pushed ever further the law must respond. 

Part two considers assisted reproduction and the challenges of statutory interpretation under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (as amended) (‘HFEA’), Part 2. Recent decisions of the senior courts provide a good example of how provisions of the HFEA have been read purposively in order to grant a parental without the need to make a declaration of incompatibly where the applicants did not meet one or more of the statutory criteria. It is in this context that there are renewed calls for Parliament to ensure the legislation is fit for purpose.


The full article will be published in the October issue of Family Law

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