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Assisted Human Reproduction Working Group Report 2009

Ottawa, Ontario August 9-13, 2009

UNIFORM LAW CONFERENCE OF CANADA
CIVIL LAW SECTION

ASSISTED HUMAN REPRODUCTION

REPORT OF THE JOINT ULCC-CCSO WORKING GROUP

Readers are cautioned that the ideas or conclusions set forth in this paper, including any proposed statutory language and any comments or recommendations, may not have not been adopted by the Uniform Law Conference of Canada. They may not necessarily reflect the views of the Conference and its Delegates. Please consult the Resolutions on this topic as adopted by the Conference at the Annual meeting.

Table of Contents

I.    What is the environment in which we need to understand and discuss child/parental status legal issues?.

A.   Increasing use of AHR as method for establishing families:

B.   Increasing Legal Uncertainty and Challenges:

II.   Background to the Development of this Report..

III.  Defining the Policy Issues.

A.   Why Is Parentage Important?.

B.   best interests of the child:

C.   Guiding Principles:

D.   Evolving law:

IV.  The Recommended Approach..

V.   Existing legislation that may be affected by decisions on policy issues related to parentage:

VI.  Summary of draft Uniform Act..

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