|Question On Notice No. 12 asked in the Legislative Council on 16 May 2017 by Hon Nick Goiran |
Question Directed to the: Parliamentary Secretary representing the Minister for Health
Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
I refer to the Surrogacy Act 2008, and I ask in each calendar year since enactment how many child protection order checks have been carried out on:
(a) arranging parents; and
(b) any other party to a surrogacy arrangement?
Answered on 21 June 2017
The Department of Health advises:
(a-b) The Surrogacy Act 2008 does not require an arranged parent/s or any other party to a surrogacy arrangement to undergo a child protection order check.