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Ireland Unveiled the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill

Ireland’s government on 1 May 2013 unveiled the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

May 2, 2013 17:40 IST
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Ireland’s government on 1 May 2013 unveiled the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill. It explains when life-saving abortions can be performed. Moreover, it’s a clarification of rights within the ambit of Current law.

The bill mentioned clearly that anyone illegally involved in abortion could face a maximum 14-year prison sentence whether he is a doctor or a patient. The bill was unveiled following the death of an Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in 2012.

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