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Parental Orders (Prescribed Particulars and Forms of Entry) Regulations 2010

2010 No. 1205

These Regulations prescribe in regulation 2 the particulars which must accompany an application for a certified copy of an entry in the Parental Order Register relating to a person who has not attained the age of 18 years, and prescribe in regulation 3, and Schedules 1 and 2, the form of entry to be made in the Parental Order Register pursuant to a direction made by a court granting a parental order under section 54 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008. Such an order may be granted in respect of a child who is born as a result of a surrogacy arrangement and who is the genetic child of at least one of the applicants for that order. The applicants for such an order must be: (a) husband and wife; (b) civil partners of each other; or (c) two persons who are living as partners in an enduring family relationship and are not within prohibited degrees of relationship in relation to each other (as defined in section 58(2) of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008).

Made: 6th April 2010
Laid before Parliament: 8th April 2010
Coming into force: 30th April 2010