Abortion Bill 2017-19

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. amend the law relating to abortion in England and Wales, and Northern Ireland; to remove criminal liability in respect of abortion performed with the consent of the pregnant woman up to the twenty-fourth week of pregnancy; to repeal sections 59 and 60 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861; to create offences of termination of a pregnancy after its twenty-fourth week and non-consensual termination of a pregnancy; to amend the law relating to conscientious objection to participation in abortion treatment; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Sponsor: Dame Diana Johnson (LAB)

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Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: 23 Oct 2018 - 1st reading: House of Commons 23 October, 2018

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Conservative Fiona Bruce (View contribution) 1425 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

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Date Type Title
20 Nov 2018 Bills Bill 276 2017-19 (as introduced)

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