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2016

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December 2016

StarDistrict of Columbia Council passes bill to end 25-year ban on surrogacy agreements News item summary US (DC) 23 DEC
StarVenezuelan Supreme Court Upholds Rights of Same-Sex Families in Landmark Ruling News item summary VE 20 DEC
• Decision: In re Adoption Petition of (redacted) No. 2015-0877-1 PDF 26 OCT 16
StarRhode Island Couple's Court Win Createts Alternative Path to Family Security News item summary US (RI) 12 DEC
• Decision: In re Adoption Petition of (redacted) No. 2015-0877-1 PDF 26 OCT 16

November 2016

Star'Surrogate cannot carry baby without the genes of one parent' - Infertile, single woman loses long court challenge News item summary ZA 29 NOV
• Judgment: AB and Another v Minister of Social Development [2016] ZACC 43 PDF 855.78kb 29 NOV 16
StarKansas judge rules sperm donor not on hook for child support News item summary US (KS) 29 NOV
StarMissouri appeals court: Frozen embryos property, not people News item summary US (MO) 16 NOV
• Opinion: Jalesia McQueen v. Justin Gadberry No. ED103108 PDF 714.47kb, 15 NOV 16

July 2016

StarGay couple who ‘bought’ three babies in six months declared legal parents News item summary UK (E&W) 01 JUL
StarJudge rules surrogate mother could give baby a better home than gay couple News item summary UK (E&W) 01 JUL
• Judgment: Re Z (surrogacy agreements) (Child arrangement orders) [2016] EWFC 34 HTML 30 JUN 16

May 2016

StarSurrogacy legislation discriminates against single people, judge rules News item summary UK (E&W) 23 MAY
• Judgment: In the Matter of Z (A Child) (No 2) [2016] EWHC 1191 (Fam) HTML 20 MAY 16
StarPortuguese Lawmakers Extend Pregnancy Rights to Gay Women News item summary PT 13 MAY

April 2016

StarGay couple win custody battle against Thai surrogate mother News item summary TH 26 APR

February 2016

StarChanges to law to allow donor conceived people to find their donors News item summary AU (VIC)
• Bill: Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act Amendment Bill 2015

January 2016

StarBritish Columbia court order confirms that same-sex Quebec couple are parents of child borne by surrogate mother here News item summary CA (BC) 12 JAN
• Reasons for Judgment: D.D. and M.L. and In the Matter of the Family Law Act No. 2016 BCSC 22, 08 JAN 16
StarIsraeli gay couple discovers surrogate baby is not their child News item summary IL 07 JAN

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