Difference between revisions of "Peru"

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|Sex selection=?
 
|Sex selection=?
 
|Surrogacy=commercial prohibited; unrecognized
 
|Surrogacy=commercial prohibited; unrecognized
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|European Union=
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|Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development=
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|Council of Europe=
 
|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=
 
|Key laws and policies=* General Health Law ([http://www.minsa.gob.pe/leyes/l26842_lgs/titu01.htm Ley General de Salud]) No. 26842 (1997)
 
|Key laws and policies=* General Health Law ([http://www.minsa.gob.pe/leyes/l26842_lgs/titu01.htm Ley General de Salud]) No. 26842 (1997)
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|Foundational values=
 
|Prohibited practices=Article 7 of the General Health Law prohibits:
 
|Prohibited practices=Article 7 of the General Health Law prohibits:
  
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The prohibition on inheritable genetic modification is implicit.
 
The prohibition on inheritable genetic modification is implicit.
|Permitted and regulated practices=Egg donation, preimplantation genetic diagnosis and surrogacy are not covered by guidelines or national law, but are practiced.<ref name=asrm>American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "[http://www.fertstert.org/issues/contents?issue_key=S0015-0282(07)X0176-6 IFFS Surveillance 07]," ''Fertility and Sterility'' (Vol. 87. No. 4, Suppl. 1, April 2007)</ref>
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Post-humous use of gametes not permitted.
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|Permitted and regulated practices=Egg and sperm donation, preimplantation genetic diagnosis and surrogacy are not covered by guidelines or national law, but are practiced.
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Gestating Mother and Genetic mother must be the same person (for IVF) - Ley General de Salud No 26842 [General Health Law No. 26842], art. 7 (Peru).
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|Regulatory activities=
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|Accountability and governance=
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|History=SURROGACY
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Generally the birth mother is considered the mother of a child regardless of agreement, and she is permitted to change her mind.  
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However, in a case regarding a commercial surrogacy arrangement heard in the Supreme Court, a surrogate mother was not permitted to keep the baby when she and her partner changed their mind. The judge found that the surrogate mother lacked good character, having ‘sold’ her baby and that the interests of the child were that the commissioning persons should have custody.
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See http://udep.edu.pe/derecho/index.php?id_cont=5019
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|External links=
 
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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