South African Legislation Pertaining To Surrogacy
Significant legislation pertaining to surrogacy in South Africa is applicable in the best interests of both commissioning parents and surrogate mothers.
- The most important aspect governing a surrogate motherhood agreement is Chapter 19 of the Children's Act promulgated 1 April 2011.
- The surrogate agreement requires incorporation of necessary psychological assessments formulated in a specific fashion.
- Aspects pertaining to maternity/ paternity leave during surrogacy are also frequently enquired after. Further details have been provided for your information.
- For further details or assessment of legislation pertaining to surrogacy in South Africa, contact surrogacy attorneys who are extensively experienced in these aspects.