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COMMERCIAL SURROGACY
 
COMMERCIAL SURROGACY
  
* Commercial surrogacy was legalized in 2002, and loosely regulated under 2005 guidelines from the Indian Council of Medical Research.<ref name=ITimes>Mahendra Kumar Singh, "[http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Govt_mulls_laws_to_regulate_surrogacy/articleshow/2503791.cms New laws to rein in 'womb business']," ''Times of India'' (October 31, 2007)</ref> In February 2008, the Ministry of Women and Child Development considered new legislation.<ref name=nyt>Amelia Gentleman, "[http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/10/world/asia/10surrogate.html India Nurtures Business of Surrogate Motherhood]," ''New York Times'' (March 10, 2008)</ref>
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* Commercial surrogacy was legalized in 2002, and loosely regulated under 2005 guidelines from the Indian Council of Medical Research. In February 2008, the Ministry of Women and Child Development considered new legislation but it never passed. More recent legislation has also been proposed, but again has not been enacted.
  
 
EGG DONATION
 
EGG DONATION
  
Providing eggs for assisted reproduction is permitted under guidelines, which do allow payments.<ref name=asrm>American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "[http://www.fertstert.org/issues/contents?issue_key=S0015-0282(07)X0176-6 IFFS Surveillance 07]," ''Fertility and Sterility'' (Vol. 87. No. 4, Suppl. 1, April 2007)</ref> For research, however, only the reimbursement of expenses is allowed.<ref name=Sing>Singapore Bioethics Advisory Committee, ''[http://www.bioethics-singapore.org/uploadfile/52533%20PMEgg%20Donation%20Consultation%20Paper.pdf Donation Of Human Eggs For Research: A Consultation Paper]'' (November 7, 2007)</ref>
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* Providing eggs for assisted reproduction is permitted under guidelines, which do allow payments.
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* Eggs for research is also permitted, usually with reimbursement of expenses.
 
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5.    It may be noted that for drawing up and executing the agreement cited at para 2(v) above, the foreign couple can be permitted to visit India on a reconnaissance trip on Tourist Visa, but no samples may be given to any clinic during such preliminary visit.
 
5.    It may be noted that for drawing up and executing the agreement cited at para 2(v) above, the foreign couple can be permitted to visit India on a reconnaissance trip on Tourist Visa, but no samples may be given to any clinic during such preliminary visit.
 
  
  

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