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Yadollahi Baghlooei A, Azin S M, Omani Samani R. Features of surrogacy agreement from ethical and legal perspectives. ijme. 2015; 8 (1) :9-19
URL: http://ijme.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5522-en.html

1- MSc in Private Law Department of Epidemiology and Reproductive Health, Epidemiology and Reproductive Health Research Center, Royan Institute, Tehran, Iran;
2- PhD Candidate in Private law Department of Epidemiology and Reproductive Health, Epidemiology and Reproductive Health Research Center, Royan Institute, Tehran, Iran;
3- PhD Candidate in Medical Ethics Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, and Department of Epidemiology and Reproductive Health, Epidemiology and Reproductive Health Research Center, Royan Institute, Tehran, Iran. , r.samany@gmail.com
Abstract:   (3078 Views)

Any contract in the Iranian legal system contains features that need to be explained in order to better understand the exact terms of agreement. Some such features are related to whether the contract is irrevocable or voidable, gratuitous or with considerations, and may bear upon accountability and suspension, formality or contentment, and so on. In surrogacy, the sperm and egg of an infertile couple are fertilized and then transferred to another woman's uterus to carry till birth, when the child is delivered to the owners of the sperm and egg. The specific features and uncertain nature of surrogacy specify the standing of this type of contract among others. The present article is aimed to examine the features of surrogacy agreements from ethical and legal perspectives

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Type of Study: review | Subject: اخلاق پزشکی
Received: 2015/05/6 | Accepted: 2015/05/6 | Published: 2015/05/6

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