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Adoption and surrogacy

Adoption and surrogacy

Information about adoption and surrogacy in Western Australia.



Adoption is a permanent, legal arrangement where a person who is not the birth parent of a child takes on full parental rights and responsibilities for that child.  More... 



Surrogacy is an arrangement where a woman carries a child on behalf of another person or couple.  More..


Last reviewed 30/10/2012

Last modified: 31/03/2015 10:42 AM


The information displayed on this page is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should see a lawyer. Legal Aid Western Australia aims to provide information that is accurate, however does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided on this page or incorporated into it by reference.