SEVERAL ASPECTS OF THE SUBSTANCIAL MOTHERHOOD IN BULGARIA,

ACCORDING TO THE DRAFTED AMENDEMENT PROVISIONS IN THE FAMILY CODE

Mariya P. Petrova

Abstract

The actuality of the article is determined by problem with the juritical status of the child. It article focuses on the drafted implementation intо the Bulgarian legislation the amendments of the provisions laid own in the Family Code - provisions implementing the social institute of substantiol motherhood. The drafted amandements envisage chаnges and novelties in the area of parentage from the father and the enter inti ation; the оroigin from the mother and substitutional motherhood. These drafted provisions introduse the institute of substantial motherhood contract. The essentional part of the article discusses the problem with the application of the “substantial motherhood” used in the draft amending provisions of the Family Code instead of the internationally accepted term surrogate mother of the term.