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* Application of Medically Assisted Reproduction, Law 3305 (2005)<ref name=hell>M. Mitrossili, "[http://www.mednet.gr/archives/2007-6/612abs.html Medically Assisted Reproduction]," ''Hellenic Medicine'' (Vol. 24 No. 6, November 2007)</ref>
 
* Application of Medically Assisted Reproduction, Law 3305 (2005)<ref name=hell>M. Mitrossili, "[http://www.mednet.gr/archives/2007-6/612abs.html Medically Assisted Reproduction]," ''Hellenic Medicine'' (Vol. 24 No. 6, November 2007)</ref>
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Foundational values=
|Prohibited practices=CLONING
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|Prohibited practices='''Cloning'''
  
 
* The Law on Medically Assisted Reproduction prohibits reproductive cloning.  
 
* The Law on Medically Assisted Reproduction prohibits reproductive cloning.  
  
  
COMMERCIAL SURROGACY
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'''Commercial Surrogacy'''
  
 
* Commercial surrogacy is prohibited.
 
* Commercial surrogacy is prohibited.
  
 
Note Article 26. Criminal Sanctions.
 
Note Article 26. Criminal Sanctions.
1-     8. Whoever participates in a surrogacy procedure where the requirements of art. 1458 of Greek Civil Law, art. 8 of Law 3089/2002 and art. 13 of this law, are not met, is liable to imprisonment for a term at least of two (2) years and a fine of at least €1.500.  
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1-8: Whoever participates in a surrogacy procedure where the requirements of Art. 1458 of Greek Civil Law, Art. 8 of Law 3089/2002, and Art. 13 of this law are not met is liable to imprisonment for a term of at least two (2) years and a fine of at least €1.500.  
  
 
The same sanction applies to:
 
The same sanction applies to:
* whoever publicly, with the circulation of documents, images or representations, introduces, draws attention to or advertise (even covertly), the procuration of a child through a surrogate mother
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* Whoever publicly, with the circulation of documents, images, or representations, introduces, draws attention to, or advertises (even covertly) the procuration of a child through a surrogate mother,
* or he/she provides professional services as a middleman for any kind of financial consideration
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* or who provides professional services as a middleman for any kind of financial consideration
* or he/she offers, in the same way, his/her services or the services of another for the attainment of this goal.
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* or who offers, in the same way, his/her services or the services of another for the attainment of this goal.
  
  
SEX SELECTION
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'''Sex Selection'''
  
 
* Sex selection is explicitly prohibited under the 2002 law, "unless a severe hereditary sex-linked disease is to be avoided."
 
* Sex selection is explicitly prohibited under the 2002 law, "unless a severe hereditary sex-linked disease is to be avoided."
|Permitted and regulated practices=ALTRUISTIC SURROGACY
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|Permitted and regulated practices='''Altruistic Surrogacy'''
Surrogacy is permitted provided:  
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Surrogacy is permitted provided that:  
* the surrogate is not genetically related to the child,
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* The surrogate is not genetically related to the child  
* the commissioning mother should prove that she is unable to carry the child to term (and she cannot be over 50 years old);
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* The commissioning mother can prove that she is unable to carry the child to term (and she cannot be over 50 years old)
* the surrogate must prove to the court that she is medically and mentally fit
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* The surrogate can prove to the court that she is medically and mentally fit
* the surrogate's partner (if any) must consent to her acting as a surrogate
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* The surrogate's partner (if any) consents to her acting as a surrogate
* both the couple (or single woman or couple in partnership with signed notary deed) and surrogate have to reside in Greece (Law 4272 (11.07.2014) paragraph 17).
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* Both the couple (or single woman or couple in partnership with signed notary deed) and surrogate have to reside in Greece (Law 4272 (11.07.2014), paragraph 17)  
  
NB. the agreement could allow for compensation of expenses (including loss of wages), but the payment for services any kind of financial benefit is generally prohibited.  
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Note: The agreement could allow for compensation of expenses (including loss of wages), but the payment for services any kind of financial benefit is generally prohibited.  
 
    
 
    
 
Contracts are recognized, and parental rights are awarded to the intended parents.
 
Contracts are recognized, and parental rights are awarded to the intended parents.
  
  
EGG DONATION FOR ASSISTED REPRODUCTION AND RESEARCH
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'''Egg Donation for Assisted Reproduction and Research'''
  
 
* Providing eggs for assisted reproduction or research is permitted, provided there is no compensation. Reimbursement for expenses is permitted.  
 
* Providing eggs for assisted reproduction or research is permitted, provided there is no compensation. Reimbursement for expenses is permitted.  
  
  
SEX SELECTION
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'''Sex Selection'''
  
 
* Sex selection is explicitly prohibited under the 2002 law, "unless a severe hereditary sex-linked disease is to be avoided."
 
* Sex selection is explicitly prohibited under the 2002 law, "unless a severe hereditary sex-linked disease is to be avoided."

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