Policy paper

The government’s response to an incompatibility in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

Command paper and remedial order to allow a single person to obtain a parental order following a surrogacy arrangement.

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This command paper presents a remedial order to Parliament for scrutiny. The order addresses an incompatibility in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 and will allow a single person to apply for a parental order, which transfers legal parenthood after a surrogacy arrangement.

Published 1 December 2017
Last updated 19 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Correction slip to the draft order removes a typo at the end of para (1)(a), tidies up quotation marks, and corrects misnumbering throughout.
  2. First published.