National Assisted Reproductive Technology and Surrogacy Board (National Board) has notified the Surrogacy Regulations, 2023. This notification was issued on 5th April, 2023 and comes into effect from that date.
The regulations provide that if the appropriate authority is of opinion that there exists an eligibility condition for surrogacy it may be sent to the National Board for consideration and approval before issuing the eligibility certificate. This eligibility condition refers to a condition other than those mentioned in the Surrogacy Act, 2021.
Moreover the regulations also provide for the time and place of the meeting of the National Board and the procedure to be followed for the transaction of business at such meeting and the number of Members which shall form the quorum.