Difference between revisions of "Pakistan"

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|Sex selection=?
 
|Sex selection=?
 
|Surrogacy=no policy
 
|Surrogacy=no policy
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|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=n/a
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=n/a
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=n/a
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=n/a
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|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
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|Introduction=
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|Key laws and policies=Pakistan does not appear to have national laws or policies specific to the practices currently falling within the scope of BioPolicyWiki.
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|Foundational values=
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|Prohibited practices=SURROGACY
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A contract, whereby a woman (whether as a biological donor or as purely a gestational parent) carries a child for another couple, would neither be recognized as legal nor be enforceable in Pakistan.
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|History='The High Court awarded custody of a child to the birth mother, stating she was undeniably the mother, and was the child's rightful guardian. The Court once again underlined the null and void status of a surrogacy contract as the law of the land did not recognize surrogacy. This ended a seven year legal battle on the custody of the child. (P L D 2013 Lahore 254)' See: http://www.siut.org/bioethics/Sharmeen%20article%20final.pdf
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|External links=Sharmeen Khan 'Surrogacy in Pakistan: Legal Perspectives' at http://www.siut.org/bioethics/Sharmeen%20article%20final.pdf (accessed 22 February 2015)
 
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