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Rights of the child

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Peter Earle
18 Pleasant Place

Total Signatures - 3035

Sponsoring Member: Chris Foley MP

Posting Date: 5/02/2010

Closing Date: 12/04/2010

Tabled Date: 13/04/2010

Responded By: Hon Cameron Dick MP on 21/05/2010

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland
Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House that children should not deliberately be denied their natural mother and father and that where the desires of adults conflict with the rights of the child, the rights of the child should always come first.Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to amend the Surrogacy Bill 2009 so that Members of Parliament can be given a separate conscience vote on the issue of deliberately denying a child a mother and father.