Manx abortion reforms to be introduced after new law receives Royal Assent
15 January 2019
Women on the Isle of Man will soon be able to request an abortion within the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
Tynwald President Steve Rodan said the Abortion Reform Act had received Royal Assent, meaning that the UK's Ministry of Justice has given its approval.
The Manx government is yet to announce when the new law, proposed by Ramsey MHK Alex Allinson, will be introduced.