Parents of Surrogate Child entitled to maternity and paternity leave, Bombay HC

Bar & Bench July 13 2019
RTI - Bombay HC

Omkar Gokhale 

The Bombay High Court recently reiterated that the parents of a surrogate child are also entitled to paternity and maternity leave.

Last week, a Division bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice NM Jamdar noted that the issue is no longer res-integra observing,

"... even in case of birth by surrogacy the parents who have lent the ova and the sperm would . . .

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