Legality of Surrogacy with Special Reference to Surrogacy Bill 2019
B. Asvini1, C. Renuga2

1B.Asvini*, A.LLB(HONS),5th year, Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences(SIMATS), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
2C.Renuga, B.A,B.L,LL.M., Assistant Professor, Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences(SIMATS), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Manuscript received on September 17, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 2302-2306 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L33261081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L3326.1081219
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Abstract: This research paper deals with the surrogacy (regulation) bill 2019. According to 2(b) of The surrogacy (regulation) bill 2019, “altruistic surrogacy” means the surrogacy in which no charges, expenses, fees, remuneration or monetary incentive of whatever nature, except the medical expenses incurred on surrogate mother and the insurance coverage for the surrogate mother, are given to the surrogate mother or her dependents or her representative. The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019, which proposes to ban commercial surrogacy, was passed by Lok Sabha on August 5. The Bill was introduced by the Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan, in the House on July 15. This bill was to constitute National Surrogacy Board, State Surrogacy Boards and appointment of appropriate authorities for regulation of the practice and process of surrogacy and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The main objective of the bill is to ban the commercial surrogacy. The surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 contains 8 Chapters and 51 section and this deals about Regulation of surrogacy clinics, Regulation of surrogacy and surrogacy procedures, Registration of surrogacy clinics, Constitution of National Surrogacy Board. The author discussed about the illegal surrogacy, surrogate mother and also who is eligible to be involved in surrogacy. A sample size of 1584 people were taken as samples for the research. The collected data were analysed using SPSS software and the acquired processed data were used for the empirical study. The study’s finding has revealed that there is significant in the Surrogacy process is commercial in nature in India.
Keywords: Surrogacy , National Surrogacy Board, Welfare, Commercial, Altruistic Surrogacy
Scope of the Article: Legality of Surrogacy