Samoa does not appear to have national laws or policies specific to the practices currently falling within the scope of BioPolicyWiki.
Note: The proposed Child Care and Protection Bill 2013 – Art. 54 on sale of children may be relevant to commercial surrogacy (although surrogacy is not explicitly mentioned).
“Section 54. Prohibition on the sale of children:
(1) No child in Samoa may be bought or sold, and any contract, agreement or arrangement purporting to be the basis of such a sale is void and of no legal effect.
(2) A person who –