5. Rule relating to maternity
(1) Where a woman undergoes an artificial fertilisation procedure in consequence of which she becomes pregnant and the ovum used for the purposes of the procedure was taken from some other woman, then for the purposes of the law of the State, the pregnant woman is the mother of any child born as a result of the pregnancy.
[Section 5 amended by No. 3 of 2002 s. 25 and 28.]