Sunday, July 18, 2021
From Mondaq News Alerts:
Surrogacy can be defined as the legal arrangement where a woman agrees to carry and give birth to a baby for a couple, with the intention of giving the baby to the couple when it is born.
In Cyprus, the Medically Assisted Human Reproduction Law of 2015 (the "Law") recognizes surrogacy as a valid method of medically assisted reproduction.
There are three steps that must be followed before a surrogacy arrangement can be deemed valid. First, the couple must obtain a written approval from the Council. Second, the couple must apply to the Court for the issuance of a surrogacy decree. Lastly, the couple may enter into a valid surrogacy agreement after a signed written agreement. There are restrictions on the commercialization of surrogacy.
Read more here.