NEW DELHI: A childless German couple who had twins through a Gujarati surrogate mother are negotiating their first challenge as parents, in the
Supreme Court — German laws do not recognize surrogacy as a means of parenthood while the Centre will not allow the babies to be taken back as Indian citizens.
As per the surrogacy agreement between the German couple and the Gujarati mother, the Anand municipality registered the twins as children of the foreign citizens, entitling the parents to get travel documents for the babies.
But realizing that German laws would not allow the twins, born out...
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German or Indian? Surrogate twins in legal no-man’s land
The Times of India December 2009