Page URL:

BioNews Comment articles written by Sarah Elliston:

Page 1 of 1
The HFE Act 2008 - an end or a beginning?
16 October 2009 - by Sarah Elliston
1 October 2009 marked the second and major phase of the coming into force of the amendments to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (HFE) Act 1990 made by the HFE Act 2008. The first phase, in April 2009, concerned parenthood provisions and the third and final phase (expected April 2010), will affect parental orders in surrogacy arrangements. Even from a legal perspective it is unfortunate and rather baffling that these changes have been brought about by amending the original legislation... [Read More]