General Scheme of Access to Abortion Bill 2015
(2015) Feminists@law 5(1)
32 Pages Posted: 29 Jul 2015
Date Written: June 29, 2015
This model piece of legislation provides for: "An Act to respect human life during pregnancy by affirming pregnant women’s constitutional rights; recognising that sustaining embryonic and foetal life in pregnancy is an important social role, which should be voluntary and consensual, and enabling access to abortion, and in respect of related matters".
Keywords: Abortion law, legal drafting, legislation, legal reform, reproductive justice, international human rights
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