Author(s) Vera Mónica Soares de Oliveira
Advisor(s) Cristina Dias
Year 2017

Synopsis Advances in science and technology are increasingly claiming their place in today’s society. The Law’s task in delimitation of what is permissible, or not, becomes even more complex when this evolution concerns to a human being who is to come. The admissibility of Medically Assisted Conception has been one of the most significant legislative developments of our legal system. It’s up to Law No. 32/2006 of 26 july to regulate its access, allowing heterosexual couples and, more recently, women to accomplish their dish to be parents. Fundamental rights reveal themselves of particular importance as far as they provide a constitutional view of the evolution of Technology, in order to avoid injuries on human dignity, the most fundamental of rights. Assisted Procreation essentially relates to a birth of a new being, who should be taken in consideration more than other stakeholders in the study we present. For this reason, will be part of our analysis the study of Filiation and Succession, where legal solutions and some other hypotheses will be presented.

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