Civil Code of Quebec, Court of Quebec, Family law, Quebec, Quebec Court of Appeal
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Surrogacy agreements illegal in Quebec

A woman who sought to be legally recognized as the mother of a child borne by a surrogate mother was thwarted by a Quebec Court judge who held that, unlike in the rest of Canada, surrogacy agreements are illegal in Quebec.

“This child does not have a right to maternal filiation at any cost,” said Judge Michel Dubois in his 11-page ruling.

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