Fertilization by donor sperm is allowed:
a) In case of infertility, in case of risk of transmission of genetic disease from a
husband’s part, for the purpose of single woman’s fertilization if in cases when written
approval from childless parents or from single woman is obtained. In case of child
birth childless parents or single woman are considered as parents with proceeding
responsibilities and authorities. Donor has no right to be recognized as a father of the
child born as a result of fertilization.
b) Fertilization is allowed to make only in clinic which has appropriate license and in
case when fertilization is arranged and conducted by appropriately licensed specialist.
Extracorporeal fertilization (IVF) is allowed:
a) In case of treatment of infertility, as well as in case of risk of transmission of genetic
disease on a wife’s or a husband’s part, by using sex cells or an embryo of the couple
or a donor, if the couple’s written approval is obtained.
b) For the purpose of transfer and growth of the embryo obtained as a result of
fertilization to the uterus of another woman “surrogate mother”. The couple’s written
approval is obligatory.
c) The couple is considered to be the parents in case of the childbirth with the
responsibility and authority ensuing from it. A donor or a “surrogate mother” has no
right to be recognized as a parent of the born child.
For the purpose of artificial fertilization it is possible to use female and male sex
cells or an embryo conserved by the method of freezing. The time of conservation is
determined according to the couple’s will by established procedure.