Monday, September 15, 2014

[Australia] "Australian couples caught in Thailand's surrogacy crackdown" by Lindsay Murdoch (Sydney Morning Herald)

"Drama continues to engulf Thailand's surrogacy industry.

The country's military-dominated parliament has moved to legislate to stop the practice, except in cases involving relatives, after Fairfax Media revealed the plight of baby Gammy in August.
Officials from Australia and Thailand remain locked in talks on a transition process aimed at allowing more than 150 Australian couples  who have arrangements with Thai surrogates to take their babies home.

But Thai officials have warned Bangkok authorities will enforce a requirement  that foreign couples obtain a court order to allow them to leave the country with their babies, which could take months".

Read More at Sydney Morning Herald

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