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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Fertility Laws Unclear in Canada

From CBC News:

A lack of government regulation overseeing reproductive technology is failing to protect prospective parents and their would-be kids, lawyers and infertility support groups claim — one year after a landmark Federal Court ruling on the private industry.

Uncertainty about rules on matters such as the collection of donor information, the number of embryos that can be implanted, and compensation for donors and surrogates were expected to be settled following the December 2010 Supreme Court of Canada decision.

But little about the fertility laws has been made clear since then, said Diane Allen, who used assisted reproductive technology 27 years ago to conceive her son, Chris.

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This is one area of the law where American law makers have really stepped up - over the course of the past decade or so, lawmakers have created much needed regulation where none had previously existed.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorneys | Jan 14, 2012 2:29:18 PM

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