AbstractsLaw & Legal Studies

Redefining Parenthood: Beyond Biology

by R Powell

Institution: University of Canterbury
Year: 2016
Keywords: Field of Research::18 - Law and Legal Studies::1801 - Law::180119 - Law and Society
Posted: 02/05/2017
Record ID: 2079301
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10092/12421


Role of genetic relationship between intending parents and the surrogate-born child in determining parenthood. Contradictions within the legal position. In surrogacy the usual aspects of motherhood is effectively split between two or more women (surrogate, intending mother, and potentially donor). Raises questions about the role of genetic connections in the parent-child relationship