Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill

Bill Number: Bill 15/17-22

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: The Bill was introduced by Paul Givan, but sponsorship has been transferred to Christopher Stalford.

The Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill is:

A Bill to amend the Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 to remove the ground for an abortion in cases of severe fetal impairment.

Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 16 February 2021

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

Official Report - 16 February 2021

Stage 2Second Stage 15 March 2021 Official Report - 15 March 2021
Committee StageCommittee Stage 11 November 2021 Committee Report 
Consideration StageConsideration Stage 14 December 2021

Notice of Amendments - 8 October 2021

Notice of Amendments - 6 December 2021

Notice of Amendments - 8 December 2021

Annotated Marshalled List of Amendments - 14 December 2021

Grouping List of Amendments - 9 December 2021

Official Report - 14 December 2021

Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage Further Consideration Stage not scheduled prior to dissolution  
Final StageFinal Stage    
Royal AssentRoyal Assent