Sperm/egg donation agreement
Sperm/Egg donation agreement (or Gamete Donation agreement) records the legalities that have to be addressed pertaining to rights and responsibilities that the donor relinquishes.
Finding a surrogate in South Africa need not be a difficult process. First approach family members or friends. The next option is to contact a local fertility clinic where they have a database of suitable candidates. They already have pre-screening processes in place and they also have egg donors.
Sperm/Egg donation agreement (or Gamete Donation agreement) records the legalities that have to be addressed pertaining to rights and responsibilities that the donor relinquishes.In some instances a social worker, that specialises in this field will be involved in the process to advise on a number of aspects:
- It is important to address certain eventualities in this agreements. The National Health Act 61 of 2003 and the Regulations thereto will be applicable.
- The recipients of donor gametes (sperm and or eggs) are regulated by the said Regulations.
- The Children's Act 38 0f 2005 will also have bearing.
Information in this article is not intended as legal advice and is only for informational purposes. Please seek legal guidance from Adele van der Walt before relying on this information to make any legal decisions.