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.
New Isle of Man abortion law moves a step closer
7 November 2018
Decriminalising abortion on the Isle of Man has moved a step closer after reforms were given unanimous backing by Tynwald members.
The Abortion Reform Bill will make it legal for women to have a termination on request within the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
Isle of Man abortion bill: Nearly 3,000 responses submitted in consultation
18 September 2017
Nearly 3,000 responses have been submitted in a public consultation into proposed changes to Manx abortion laws.
The draft Abortion Reform Bill 2017 would allow terminations to be carried out in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy and loosen restrictions thereafter.
At present, abortions can only be carried out in the Isle of Man if a pregnancy is the result of rape or because of mental health concerns.
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