423. Children born by assisted reproductive techniques and children born to unmarried parents.

Detailed statutory provision is made in the United Kingdom for determining parenthood in cases involving assisted reproduction1. 'Family life'2 will be recognised as existing between a child and the non-biological mother when a child is born of a surrogate mother provided that the donor is the husband of the non-biological mother3. A parental order will also create family life as a matter of law when it is made in favour of parents who are married or in an enduring relationship but neither is the genetic parent of a child who was born to a surrogate4. A genetic father whose