Surrogacy law is constantly evolving and changing. Laws differ widely from one jurisdiction to another and vary from country to country. They can also differ with regard to altruistic and commercial gestational surrogacy, as well as a country’s view on LGBT parents. Each country has different laws regarding what is allowed or forbidden in regards to surrogacy.
In most Asian countries, the legislative aspects of surrogacy agreement are not fully regulated. The gaps in legislation grant us some flexibility to meet individual needs of our intended parents. The practice has shown that the laws as written can differ dramatically from how the laws are actually practiced in a number of countries. Therefore, it is important that intended parents arm themselves with the valid knowledge and obtain legal representation to navigate the legal challenges.