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SURROGACY – LEGAL AND BIOETHICAL ISSUES

https://doi.org/10.17749/2313-7347.2016.10.2.070-076

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Abstract

The article investigates the essence of the phenomenon of surrogacy (surrogate motherhood) from the standpoint of Bioethics and moral foundations of Law. Shows a selection of reference regulations of foreign Legislation. The authors present a Bioethical considerations of surrogacy and the most important issues related to the legal provision for surrogacy. Represented by the sample reference provisions of acts of a number of states (United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, France, Russian Federation). The article suggests measures for improvement of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the context of restrictions to be imposed on the use of the surrogate motherhood technology.

About the Authors

A. A. Ponkina
Institute of Church-State Relations and Law
Russian Federation

PhD (Law), Deputy Director of the Institute of relations between the State and religious denominations and Law,

expert of the Consortium of experts on patients' rights (Moscow),

PO box 49, Moscow, 117525



I. V. Ponkin
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
Russian Federation

doctor of science (Law), professor of the Institute of Public Administration and Management;

professor of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, State Professor,

pr. Vernadskogo, 84, Moscow, 119606



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For citation:


Ponkina A.A., Ponkin I.V. SURROGACY – LEGAL AND BIOETHICAL ISSUES. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction. 2016;10(2):70-76. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.17749/2313-7347.2016.10.2.070-076

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