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Abortion Bill [HL] Baroness Barker presented a bill to decriminalise the consensual termination of a pregnancy which has not exceeded its twenty-fourth week and in other prescribed circumstances; and to create a criminal offence for non-consensual termination of pregnancy. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 31)

Wednesday 15 January 2020 at 15:45

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Abortion Bill [HL] Baroness Barker presented a bill to decriminalise the consensual termination of a pregnancy which has not exceeded its twenty-fourth week and in other prescribed circumstances; and to create a criminal offence for non-consensual termination of pregnancy. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 31)
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