[Commercial Surrogacy] Surrogate mother cannot provide own gametes under Surrogacy Act: Central government to Supreme Court

The submission was made in response to public interest litigation (PIL) petitions challenging the ban on commercial surrogacy that is pending before the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Central government told the Supreme Court that under the Surrogacy Act, it is not permitted for a surrogate mother provide her own gametes (ova or egg cells) for a child to born out of surrogacy [Arun Muthivel vs Union of India and ors].

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