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Assisted Human Reproduction Act (S.C. 2004, c. 2)

Act current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-06-09. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Payment for surrogacy

  •  (1) No person shall pay consideration to a female person to be a surrogate mother, offer to pay such consideration or advertise that it will be paid.

  • Marginal note:Acting as intermediary

    (2) No person shall accept consideration for arranging for the services of a surrogate mother, offer to make such an arrangement for consideration or advertise the arranging of such services.

  • Marginal note:Payment to intermediaries

    (3) No person shall pay consideration to another person to arrange for the services of a surrogate mother, offer to pay such consideration or advertise the payment of it.

  • Marginal note:Surrogate mother — minimum age

    (4) No person shall counsel or induce a female person to become a surrogate mother, or perform any medical procedure to assist a female person to become a surrogate mother, knowing or having reason to believe that the female person is under 21 years of age.

  • Marginal note:Validity of agreement

    (5) This section does not affect the validity under provincial law of any agreement under which a person agrees to be a surrogate mother.

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