President of India, Ram Nath Kovind

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President Kovind Gives Assent To Surrogacy (Regulation) Act 2021

President Ram Nath Kovind, on December 25, gave assent to the Surrogacy (Regulation) Act 2021, with immediate effect. The bill was passed by Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on December 8 and 17, respectively. As per the bill, surrogacy only based on altruistic, without any money involved other than medical expenses and insurance during pregnancy. Therefore, surrogacy should not be commercial. 

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 06:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

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