Surrogacy Bill 2007


Bill No.190

SynopsisThis Bill provides for the regulation of surrogacy arrangements and for the parentage of children born as a result of those arrangements.

Under the Bill surrogacy will be provided for by -
  1. allowing access to IVF for a women who has agreed to bear a child for a women or couple who would be eligible for IVF;
  2. providing a parentage order which will alter the birth certificate to make the arranged parents the legal parents of the child; and
  3. regulating activities around the making of surrogacy arrangements.

StatusMessage sent to the Legislative Assembly with amendments for concurrence. 06/26/2008
Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/01/2007  
First Reading 03/01/2007  
Second Reading 03/01/2007  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/10/2007  
Consideration in Detail 05/10/2007  
Amendments adopted 09/05/2007  
Third Reading 09/06/2007  


Legislative Council DateNote No.
Introduced 09/18/2007  
First Reading 09/18/2007  
Second Reading 09/18/2007  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/19/2008  
Committee of the whole 06/19/2008  
Amendments adopted 06/25/2008  
Third Reading 06/26/2008  


Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Message sent to the Legislative Assembly with amendments for concurrence.  06/26/2008  


Other Procedures DateNote No.
Referred to Standing Committee on Legislation  11/14/2007