Article 141

Fertilisation with a donor's sperm shall be allowed:

a) due to infertility, if there is a risk of transmitting a genetic disease from the husband to the child, or for fertilisation of a single woman, if a written consent of the infertile couple or the single woman has been obtained. If a child is born, the infertile couple or the single woman shall be deemed as parents, with the responsibilities and authorities proceeding from this fact. The donor shall not have the right to be recognised as the father of the born child;

b) (Deleted)

Law of Georgia No 3553 of 21 July 2010 - LHG I, No 46, 4.8.2010, Art. 282

Article 142

1. Human cloning using genetic engineering methods shall be prohibited.

2. The State shall exercise control over the research in the field of genetic engineering as provided for by law.

Article 143

1. In vitro fertilisation shall be allowed:

a) to treat infertility, if there is a risk of transmitting a genetic disease from the wife or the husband to the child, using the gametes or embryo of the couple or a donor, if a written consent of the couple has been obtained;

b) if a woman does not have an uterus, by transferring the embryo obtained as a result of fertilisation to the uterus of another women (‘surrogate mother’) and growing it there; obtaining a written consent of the couple shall be obligatory.

2. If a child is born, the couple shall be deemed as parents, with the responsibilities and authorities proceeding from this fact; the donor or the ‘surrogate mother’ shall not have the right to be recognised as a parent of the born child.

Article 144

It shall be possible to use male and female gametes or embryos that have been conserved by freezing for the purpose of artificial fertilisation. The time of conservation shall be determined according to the couple's will, under the established procedure.