La procreazione per conto di altri: problemi e prospettive

Di Salvatore Patti -
The paper handles the Joint Chamber ruling No. 12193 of 9 May 2019, which addressed the thorny question of the surrogate motherhood, an issue subject to heated debates in several countries. The Supreme Court denied the registration in Italy of an order, issued by a foreign judge, which established the filial relationship between a child born abroad as a result of surrogacy and the intended parent. The non-recognition is based on the assumption that the prohibition of surrogacy laid down in Art. 12 par. 6 of Law No. 40/2004 integrates a principle of public order aimed at the protection of fundamental values, which are objectively at odds with surrogate motherhood. Against this background, how. . .