Reproductive Laws for Malaysia

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  • June 19, 2013 5:51 pm

Overview

Only married couples are permitted treatment, no singles or cohabitants. Sex selection and PGD can be performed.  Embryo and egg freezing is permitted. There is a new law that is attempting to be passed — the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Act — it ensures that infertility procedures are not abused but carried out competently by those who are properly qualified. This law also adds that there will be no mixing of genes and seeks to “preserve the inheritance of genes and heredity. Every newborn child must relate unequivocally to a biological and legal father and mother.”

Egg/Sperm Donation

Egg donation is currently permitted although there is a shortage of Caucasian donors.

Surrogacy

Surrogacy is not permitted.

Disclaimer: Reproductive laws are a relatively new legal area and are in constant flux throughout the world. It is often hard to obtain current and accurate information, and we are always updating information on our site. Anyone pursuing reproductive assistance abroad should contact lawyers and clinics directly to confirm the current status in that country and any legal restrictions that might apply. GlobalIVF does not claim any accuracy for the information printed below and cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies. If you have additional or conflicting information please contact us and we will update our site.

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