Abortion legislation could be delayed by further appeal
Joanna Jordan’s ‘reckless’ challenge to vote result dismissed by appeal court
Aug 28, 2018
Preparations to introduce abortion legislation and set up abortion services are continuing in the Department of Health while officials await a Friday deadline for a Supreme Court appeal against the result of the referendum to be lodged.
On Monday, in a strongly worded judgment, the Court of Appeal upheld a High Court decision earlier this summer which dismissed a challenge to the result of the abortion referendum.