No abortion legislation until court challenges concluded
Three court cases have delayed introduction of law to regulate pregnancy termination
Sun, Aug 12, 2018
Sarah Bardon Political Reporter
The Government will not introduce any legislation to implement the outcome of the referendum on the Eighth Amendment until court challenges to the result have concluded.
Reports emerged this weekend that Minister for Health Simon Harris was considering introducing an interim law to assist women who have received a diagnosis of a fatal foetal abnormality and to decriminalise women who procure an abortion.