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SECTION 581-401
Surrogacy agreement authorized
Family Court Act (FCT) CHAPTER 686, ARTICLE 5-C, PART 4
§ 581-401. Surrogacy agreement authorized. (a) If eligible under this
article to enter into a surrogacy agreement, a person acting as
surrogate, the spouse of the person acting as surrogate, if applicable,
and the intended parent or parents may enter into a surrogacy agreement
which will be enforceable provided the surrogacy agreement meets the
requirements of this article.

(b) A surrogacy agreement shall not apply to the birth of a child
conceived by means of sexual intercourse, or where the person acting as
surrogate contributed the egg used in conception.

(c) A surrogacy agreement may provide for payment of compensation
under part five of this article.