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International surrogacy and parenthood in New Zealand: crossing geographical, legal and biological borders

Date:27 JUL 2017
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Rhonda Powell

The full version of this article will appear in Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol 29, No 2

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Surrogacy is an increasingly common form of family formation. In New Zealand legal regulation of surrogacy has not kept pace with practice. Introduced by two Thai–New Zealand commercial surrogacy cases, this article discusses some of the considerations that should be taken into account in any reconsideration of New Zealand surrogacy laws. One case demonstrates the legal pathway walked by New Zealand intended parents when things go as planned. The other case demonstrates how badly surrogacy arrangements can go wrong.

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