Abortions ‘can now be carried out’ in Northern Ireland

Abortions 'can now be carried out' in Northern Ireland

By Jayne McCormack, BBC News NI Political Reporter
9 April 2020

Medical professionals in NI can now "terminate pregnancies lawfully", the Department of Health has said.

Last month, abortion laws changed to permit terminations up to 12 weeks, but this had not been put into practice.

Some of NI's health trusts had been told by the department not to proceed with temporary plans.

Continued: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-52234712