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Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law$
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Kenneth Norrie

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781845861193

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.001.0001

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October 2002

October 2002

Paternity and Reproductive Technology

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(p.79) Commentary No 15: October 2002
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Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law
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Kenneth McK Norrie

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0015

Discusses two cases involving reproductive technologies and the awkward question of paternity in such circumstances. In Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust v A [2003] 1 FLR 1091 sperm from the wrong man was used to impregnate a married woman and the question became: who is the father. In Evans v Amicus Health Care Ltd [2005] Fam 1 a couple separated after embryos were created and the man withdrew his consent to them being used to bring about a pregnancy. Could the woman override that consent?

Keywords:   In vitro fertilisation, Sperm mix-up, Parenthood, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990

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