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Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill

Synopsis: This paper has been prepared to inform consideration of the Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill which was introduced to the Assembly on 13th September 2021. The Bill would require the Department of Health to create ‘safe access zones’ outside premises which provide lawful abortions or related information, advice or counselling. It would further create offences which apply to safe access zones, and empower the police to enforce these.

Date: 19 October 2021

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