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|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Introduction=
 
|Introduction=
|Key laws and policies=* The Act on treating infertility by biomedically assisted fertilization was enacted in 2009 (Official Journal of Republic of Serbia 72/2009)  
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|Key laws and policies=* The Act on treating infertility by biomedically assisted fertilization was enacted in 2009 (Official Journal of Republic of Serbia 72/2009).
  
* There are also certain provisions in Family act 2005 that are relevant to legal parenthood in the case of assisted reproduction.
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* There are also certain provisions in Family Act 2005 that are relevant to legal parenthood in the case of assisted reproduction.
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Foundational values=
|Prohibited practices=SURROGACY
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|Prohibited practices='''Surrogacy'''
  
* Surrogacy is expressly prohibited, by article 56, par1/25 Act on treating infertility by biomedically assisted fertilization
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* Surrogacy is expressly prohibited by Article 56, Part 1/25 of the Act on treating infertility by biomedically assisted fertilization.
 
   
 
   
* Sanction is imprisonment from 3 to 10 years. (Article 73)  
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* Sanction is imprisonment from 3 to 10 years (Article 73).
  
(Some draft laws have been proposed to allow surrogacy in limited situations perhaps among relatives, however they have not been passed).
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(Some draft laws have been proposed to allow surrogacy in limited situations, perhaps among relatives; however, they have not been passed.)
|Permitted and regulated practices=ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
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|Permitted and regulated practices='''Assisted Reproduction'''
  
Treatment for infertility is available to
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Conditions for treatment for infertility:
* adult and legally capable men and women who live together in accordance with the law governing family relationships (spouses or common-law partners)  
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* Adult and legally capable men and women who live together in accordance with the law governing family relationships (spouses or common-law partners)  
* must be able to perform parental duties evaluated by age and general health and psycho-social condition  
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* Must be able to perform parental duties evaluated by age and general health and psycho-social condition  
* best interest of the child is important
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* Best interest of the child is important.
* cohabitation must exist prior to the moment of implementation of sex cells
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* Cohabitation must exist prior to the moment of implantation of sex cells.
* single women may be treated with consent of the Minister of Health and the Minister of Family Affairs  
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* Single women may be treated with consent of the Minister of Health and the Minister of Family Affairs.
(article 26 Act on treating infertility by biomedically assisted fertilization).
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(Article 26 Act on treating infertility by biomedically assisted fertilization)
  
DONOR GAMETES and EMBRYOS
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* Donor Egg / Sperm may only be used when the intended parents’ gametes are unlikely to result in pregnancy.  
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'''Donor Gametes and Embryos'''
* Donor Sperm may only be used to create children for one family.  
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* Child conceived via ART, using reproductive cells of the donor, does not have the right to know his/her genetic origin. However, the child is entitled for medical reasons have relevant health information relating to gamete donor, when she/he reaches 18 years, and in exceptional cases when she/he reaches 16 years and acquired legal capacity.
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* Donor egg/sperm may only be used when the intended parents’ gametes are unlikely to result in pregnancy.  
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* Donor sperm may only be used to create children for one family.  
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* A child conceived via ART, using reproductive cells of a donor, does not have the right to know his/her genetic origin. However, when she/he reaches 18 years of age, the child is entitled to receive relevant health information relating to the gamete donor for medical reasons, and in exceptional cases when she/he reaches 16 years and has acquired legal capacity.
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Accountability and governance=
 
|Accountability and governance=

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