Delhi HC issues notice in plea to allow Termination of Pregnancy at 24-26 weeksMay 28 2019
The Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea seeking to allow termination of pregnancy beyond the present legally permissible duration of twenty weeks.
The petition seeks "necessary directions" to the Central Government to replace the permissible duration of twenty weeks of pregnancy under Section 3(2)(b) of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 (MTP Act) with twenty-four/twenty-six weeks.
Since the Act is silent on the termination of pregnancy of unmarried women and widows . . .
This content is restricted to subscribers
With a premium account you get:
- One year of unrestrcited access to previous interviews, columns and articles
- One year access to all archival material
- Access to all Bar & Bench reports