SC Issues Notice On PIL Seeking Decriminalization Of Abortion [Read Petition]
Live Law News Network
15 July 2019
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Centre in a Public Interest Litigation seeking decriminalization of abortion and declaration of right to complete autonomy of a woman to make decisions related to reproductive choices.
The petition under Article 32 of the Constitution of India jointly filed by Swati Agarwal, Garima Sekseria and Prachi Vats challenges the validity of Sections 3(2), 3(4) and 5 of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971 as discriminatory and violative of personal liberty and bodily autonomy.