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'''Posthumous Use of Gametes'''
 
'''Posthumous Use of Gametes'''
  
* Posthumous use of gametes is generally prohibited (Public Health (In Vitro Fertilization) Regulations 5747-1987 KT No. 5035, p. 987
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* Posthumous use of gametes is generally prohibited (Public Health (In Vitro Fertilization) Regulations 5747-1987 KT No. 5035, p. 987 §§  10, 12).
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Note: The following information is extracted from the Ministry of Health explanation of proposed changes to the laws available at: http://www.health.gov.il/English/Topics/fertility/Surrogacy/Pages/default.aspx, (accessed 21 February 2015).
 
Note: The following information is extracted from the Ministry of Health explanation of proposed changes to the laws available at: http://www.health.gov.il/English/Topics/fertility/Surrogacy/Pages/default.aspx, (accessed 21 February 2015).
  
* A new Bill has been proposed that will broaden access to surrogacy in Israel. (NOTE – the proposed laws have been approved by government however are not finalised. They must be debated by the Knesset committee, which consults with the public, and considers each clause. It may change the law and remove/add clauses and conditions.
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* A new bill has been proposed that will broaden access to surrogacy in Israel. (Note: The proposed laws have been approved by the government but are not finalized. They must be debated by the Knesset, which consults with the public, and considers each clause. It may change the law and remove/add clauses and conditions.)
  
 
* The bill is based on two principles:
 
* The bill is based on two principles:
** Equality - All are equal, without regard to sexual orientation or structure of the family unit;
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** Equality: All are equal, without regard to sexual orientation or structure of the family unit.
** Right to Parenthood - Everybody has a right to parenthood and to realize this.  
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** Right to Parenthood: Everybody has a right to parenthood and to realize this.  
  
* Broadening of the possibilities for entering into a surrogacy arrangement by payment in Israel, enabling men without a female partner and women without a male partner to also enter into a surrogacy arrangement.
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The proposed bill would address:
* Broadening of possibilities to be a surrogate, to also include married women, cousins, and broadening of the range of ages to 38.
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* Broadening of the possibilities for entering into a surrogacy arrangement by payment in Israel, enabling men without a female partner and women without a male partner to also enter into a surrogacy arrangement
* Provision of the possibility for men to receive egg donations in Israel and to import eggs donated overseas.
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* Broadening of possibilities for being a surrogate to also include married women, cousins, and women up to age 38
* Regulation of payments for surrogacy (NIS 160,000).
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* Provision of the possibility for men to receive egg donations in Israel and to import eggs donated overseas
* Provision of the possibility for the intended parent’s partner to receive a court order appointing him/her as the child’s parent, without the need for adoption, if the Approvals Board’s approval is received at the commencement of the process.
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* Regulation of payments for surrogacy (NIS 160,000)
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* Provision of the possibility for the intended parent’s partner to receive a court order appointing him/her as the child’s parent, without the need for adoption, if the Approvals Board’s approval is received at the commencement of the process
  
 
There proposed law also includes limitations:
 
There proposed law also includes limitations:
* Limitation of age of the intended parents to 54;
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* Limitation of age of the intended parents to 54
* Limitations in the number of children for intended parents;
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* Limitations in the number of children for intended parents  
* Requirement for a psychological and medical opinion regarding the intended parents and the surrogate;
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* Requirement for a psychological and medical opinion regarding the intended parents and the surrogate  
* Requirement for parents’ criminal records checks for sexual and violent crimes.
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* Requirement for checks of parents’ criminal records for sexual and violent crimes
|External links=See The Law Library of Congress, Israel: Reproduction and Abortion: Law and Policy – February 2012 available at http://www.loc.gov/law/help/israel_2012-007460_IL_FINAL.pdf (accessed February 2015)
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|External links=See The Law Library of Congress, Israel: Reproduction and Abortion: Law and Policy – February 2012, available at http://www.loc.gov/law/help/israel_2012-007460_IL_FINAL.pdf, (accessed February 2015).
 
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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