Expert group report favours new laws for limited abortion

The report of the expert group on abortion says legislation for a regime of limited abortion, consistent with the Supreme Court ruling in the X case, is required.

25th November, 2012
Expert group report favours new laws for limited abortion
Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore: have not yet sought to reach agreement on the abortion issue. Photo: Maura Hickey

Full contents of report are revealed

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Legislation allowing for the limited provision of abortion, followed by regulations to deal with "detailed and practical matters", is the favoured option in the report of the expert group on abortion, to be discussed by the cabinet on Tuesday and then published.

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