CHANGES IN THE TRADITIONAL FAMILY
1. Is maternity automatically established by the birth certificate?
2. Does your jurisdiction recognise any kind of ‘anonymous childbirth’?
3. If any kind of ‘anonymous childbirth’ is recognised, what rights does the
natural mother have in respect of the child?
4. In thesamesituation, what are the child's rights in respect of the natural mother (and her other children)?
5. Is paternity automatically established by way of a presumption? If yes, does
the presumption only apply within marriage?
6. If paternity is not established by way of a presumption, how can it be established?
7. If legal paternity is established, can it be challenged, in particular by a man who claims to be the biological father?
8. What rights does a biological father who is not the child's legal father have?
9. What are the rights of the child as regards his or her biological father if the latter is not the child's legal father (and as regards his other children)?
C. CONSEQUENCES OF LEGAL PATERNITY AND MATERNITY
10. What rights and obligations exist between legal parents and their child as an automatic consequence of the establishment of legal paternity/ maternity?
11. Do children have rights in relation to their parents’ intestatesuccession?
Do they have a right tosucceed to a reservedshare of their parents’ estate?
If not, are there other mechanisms in place to protect children's interests?
LEGAL RELATIONSHIPS IN THE ENLARGED FAMILY:
GRANDPARENTS AND SIBLINGS
12. Do people other than the father and mother have rights or duties towards children? What kind of rights and duties?
EMERGENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ARTIFICIAL
A. AUTHORISED TECHNIQUES
13. Are IVF and egg,sperm or embryo donation authorised?
14. Issurrogacy authorised?
15. Who has access to ART (artificial insemination and IVF)? What conditions must be fulfilled beforesuch a process can begin?
16. Who is able to accesssurrogacy? What conditions must be fulfilled?