Abortion (Fatal Foetal Abnormality) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 03/16-21

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: David Ford

The Abortion (Fatal Foetal Abnormality) Bill is:

A Bill to make provision to decriminalise medical termination of a pregnancy in those circumstances where the foetus is diagnosed with a fatal abnormality.

Stages of a Bill

Bill Stage Date Completed / Status All Associated documents and links
First Stage 6 December 2016

Bill as Introduced (PDF) (HTM)
Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (PDF) (HTM)

Official Report - 6 December 2016

Second Stage  



Committee Stage    
Consideration Stage    
Further Consideration Stage    
Final Stage    
Royal Assent