Assisted Reproductive Technology & Adoption: Position Paper Two - Parentage

The Commission released its Assisted Reproductive Technology & Adoption: Position Paper Two—Parentage on 22 July 2005. This was the second in a series of three papers that outlined the Commission's interim recommendations and gave people a chance to comment before preparation of a final report.

The paper called for comment by 31 August 2005 and the Commission received over 350 submissions.

The paper includes information and interim recommendations on:

  • how the law recognises parents
  • status of same-sex couples as parents
  • status of gamete donors
  • access to information about donors and children conceived with donated gametes
  • adoption.

For a hard copy of the paper contact the Commission on (03) 8608 7800 or email

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Victorian Law Reform Commission
Date published: 
05 Jul 2005
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