(1) A surrogate mother must not receive any material benefit or advantage as a result of a surrogacy arrangement.
Penalty: 240 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment or both.
(2) Subsection (1) does not prevent a surrogate mother being reimbursed for the prescribed costs actually incurred by the surrogate mother as a direct consequence of entering into the surrogacy arrangement.
(3) To the extent that a surrogacy arrangement provides for a matter other than the reimbursement for costs actually incurred by the surrogate mother the arrangement is void and unenforceable.
S. 44A inserted by No. 39/2021 s. 29.