• @Tom News
  • Jun 2017

Surrogacy for LGBT forbidden in thailand!

Photos : The L Word
By : Ruta
Admittably, much of the same sex couples have a dream - to have a stable family with security in life, has their own child etcetera. It's the basic human need. So that's why many couples wish to rely on surrogation to archieve the said result. However, doctor Thongchai Kiratihatayakorn, Deputy Director-General, Department of Health Services (Department of Public Health), Ministry of Public Health - has confirmed that, Surrogacy could been done by a proper married cis couple. The LGBT has no chance!

As the doctor stated,  The surrogation of favors or childbirth by other women conceiving under the Act - protects children born through medical technology assisted reproductive medicine BE 2558, which requires the adoption of merit, and requires permission from the Child Protection Committee (FTC). In foreigner's case, the couple must be married for at least 3 years, and both foreigner couple is strictly forbidden for surrogation. In addition, other than having a proper marriage, the two must have had a child before.
If single men, single women or same sex couples. Violate the burglary Will be punished by law. The case is a medical practitioner. Get pregnant without a license. EXAT is punishable by imprisonment for up to 6 months or a fine not exceeding 10,000 Baht or both. If there is a mercenary. Imprisonment of up to 10 years and a fine not exceeding 200,000 baht if the sale of sperm, eggs or larvae imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding 60,000 baht, or both. And if it is a broker Point out the way to have a surrogate. Imprisonment not exceeding 5 years, not exceeding 100,000 baht or both.