Loading
Assisted Reproductive Technology Pain and Gain A Legal Insight
Author
Dr Richa Saxena
Specifications
  • ISBN 13 : 9788119119509
  • year : 2024
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
Description
Assisted Reproductive Technologies are one of such advanced medical science miracle which assists conception and pregnancy. Indian Government policies promote medical tourism in India. In response well versed infertility industry is established in India providing best and cheap services for ART and Surrogacy arrangements. With all merits the use of Assisted Reproductive Technology is always subject to a public debate for its ethical and legal issues. ART industry is working on the experimental basis without certainty of success or even in some cases without probability of success. Strikingly, such a large industry was running in Indian without legal regulations for more than two decades. It was merely regulated by the guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (National Guidelines for Accreditation, Supervision and Regulation of ART Clinics 2008). In dec 2021 Assistant Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act 2021 and Surrogacy (Regulation) Act 2021 are passed by the Parliament. Some of the issues, like multi gestational pregnancies, financial aspect of IVF treatment, pre implantation genetic testing, fertility preservations (cryopreservation) and gamete donation, are hanging with the ART. Effect of ART on women's health is another major concern over the use of the ARTs. Though need of Legislation to regulate Assisted Reproductive Technology is fulfilled by the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act 2021. But serious concerns over its use, implementation and application are still on. This book is an attempt to highlight the law and legal issues related to use of Assisted Reproductive Technology. This is an interdisciplinary area and the book would provide an insight to the Research Scholars.