Urgent need for Centre to give timeframe within which Abortion Law will be amended: Madras HC

Meera Emmanuel April 25 2019
Abortion Law - madras high court - kirubakaran and SS Sundar

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the Centre to come out with a timeframe within which the country's abortion law i.e. the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, will be amended.

The Bench of Justices N Kirubakaran and SS Sundar passed an order to this effect on Wednesday, in a suo motu PIL initiated by the Court.

The amendment proposed back in 2014 extends the permissible time period of . . .

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