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Abortion Bill debate to continue in House of Keys next week

Fri, 20 Apr 2018


The House of Keys will continue to discuss the Abortion Reform Bill at next week's sitting.

MHKs have been working through the consideration of clauses stage of the bill since February.

The House will continue to debate access zones, which prohibit protesting and harassment in areas around facilities offering abortion services.

Members will also consider a new clause regarding the duty of medical professionals following a termination.

The Bill will allow more pregnant women on the Isle of Man to obtain abortions without having to travel to the UK.


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