Bid to repeal aspect of North’s abortion laws tabled at Stormont

Bill targets provision that allows terminations up to birth in cases of serious disability

Tue, Feb 16, 2021

A legislative attempt to repeal an aspect of Northern Ireland’s recently-liberalised abortion laws has been formally tabled at Stormont.

The Private Members’ Bill in the name of Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MLA Paul Givan targets a specific provision within the region’s abortion regulations that allows terminations up to birth in cases of serious non-fatal disabilities.

Continued: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/bid-to-repeal-aspect-of-north-s-abortion-laws-tabled-at-stormont-1.4486483