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1. Title Title of document Parenthood: Is the law in Nigeria fit for assisted reproductive technology?
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Simisola O Akintola; University of Ibadan, Nigeria
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4. Description Abstract This paper examines the legal aspects of parenthood and how it is, or could be, determined in Nigeria given the wide popularity and uptake of assisted reproductive technology (ART). It aims to establish whether the existing national laws can sufficiently protect the interests of the child who is born and of the consumers, with an emphasis on the determination of the status of the parents. It also identifies problems and proposes solutions with regard to the specific issue of establishing legal parenthood following the use of ART, either with or without state regulation. The paper concludes by recommending specific ART legislation that could help solve the problems, and advises Nigerian law-makers to pay attention to statutes from other jurisdictions as a guide.
5. Publisher Organizing agency, location Forum for Medical Ethics Society
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7. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 2018-01-30
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11. Source Title; vol., no. (year) Indian Journal of Medical Ethics;: Medical miracles or tools of objectification?
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