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Abortion law reform by Alan Ker Stout

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Published by Victorian Council for Civil Liberties?] in [Melbourne .
Written in English

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  • Australia.

Subjects:

  • Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Australia

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Statement[by] A. K. Stout.
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LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p.
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5718321M
LC Control Number70379933

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Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective offers a fresh look at significant transnational legal developments in recent years, examining key judicial decisions, constitutional texts, and regulatory reforms of abortion law in order to envision ways ahead. Advocacy for abortion law reform over several decades culminated in the passage of a new law on abortion in The parliamentary process took almost four years from the tabling of the bill. Almost two years elapsed between the passage of the bill and approval of the Procedural Order for implementing it. Bernard Dickens. Abstract. The legal approach to abortion is evolving from criminal prohibition towards accommodation as a life-preserving and health-preserving option, particularly in light of data on maternal mortality and by: University and former President of the Abortion Law Reform Association, who died on 10 April Some of those whose interviews are recorded here have died since the original publication of Abortion Law Reformers: Pioneers of Change. This volume is dedicated to their Size: KB.

• Abortion referendum scrapped - public won't decide on law change • Abortion law reform: Extra doctor consultation recommended for later than week abortions • Voting mix-up sees abortion. Abortion remains a controversial issue in the United States, however, and in Congress barred the use of Medicaid funds for abortion except for therapeutic reasons and in certain other specified instances. Several state legislatures passed restrictive abortion laws in hope that the Supreme Court would overturn Roe v. A summary of the Abortion Law Reform Act (Act) is set out below. Removal of termination from the Crimes Act The Act removes the offences relating to termination, being secti 83 from the Crimes Act There is a new offence relating to an unqualified person performing a termination. This omnibus bill amends the law to decriminalise abortion, better align the regulation of abortion services with other health services, and modernise the legal framework for abortion currently set out in the Crimes Act and the Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion .

The "Abortion Law Reform Association" was founded in the United Kingdom in by Janet Chance, Alice Jenkins, Joan Malleson and Stella Browne. Its intention was to change attitudes and the law to allow access to abortion in the United Kingdom. Janet Chance created the funding and the marketing whilst Alice Brook Jenkins was the honorary secretary. The law in Australia --ch. 3. The law in other countries --ch. 4. The argument against reform --ch. 5. The argument for reform --ch. 6. Alternative plans for reform --ch. 7. Possibility of reform. Series Title: A Civil liberties publication: Responsibility: By John Bennett. A summary of the Abortion Law Reform Act (Act) is set out below. Removal of termination from the Crimes Act. The Act removes the offences relating to termination, being secti 83 from the Crimes Act There is a new offence relating to an unqualified person performing a termination. Termination at less than 22 weeks. Sweeping reform of abortion law passed despite a dozen MPs switching their votes for the third and final reading this week. The Abortion Legislation Bill Author: Derek Cheng.