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Access to genetic and birth origins information for people conceived following third party assisted conception in the United Kingdom

Blyth, Eric (2012) Access to genetic and birth origins information for people conceived following third party assisted conception in the United Kingdom. The International Journal of Children's Rights, 20 (2). pp. 300-318. ISSN 09275568

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Abstract

In the United Kingdom, four distinct time periods may be identified during which differentiated information about their genetic origins may be available to a donor-conceived person. In addition, an individual conceived as the result of a surrogacy arrangement and who is also subject to a subsequent Parental Order may access differentiated information relating to the surrogacy arrangement dependent on which of the UK nations the Parental Order was made in. This paper outlines the historical, legal and social context of these provisions and identifies continuing issues for debate and possible further regulatory and legislative reform.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2012 08:31
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 09:24
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/14477

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