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20 MAR 2018

Re X (A Child - Foreign Surrogacy) [2018] EWFC 15

Re X (A Child - Foreign Surrogacy) [2018] EWFC 15

(Family Court, Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division, 13 March 2018)

Private law children – Surrogacy – Foreign agreement – Platonic marriage – Whether s 54(2)(a) of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 was satisfied.

The application for a parental order in relation to a foreign surrogacy arrangement was granted.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWFC 15

Case number omitted
IN THE FAMILY COURT
Sitting at the ROYAL COURTS OF JUSTICE

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 13 March 2018

Before :


SIR JAMES MUNBY PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION


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In the matter of X (A Child)


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Ms Deirdre Fottrell QC (instructed by Goodman Ray) for the applicants




Hearing date: 28 February 2018


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Approved Judgment


I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.


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SIR JAMES MUNBY PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION


This judgment was handed down in open court


Judgment: 
Re X (A Child - Foreign Surrogacy) [2018] EWFC 15.rtf
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