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Acts Amendment (Abortion) Bill 1998

Bill No. 132
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to amend The Criminal Codeto remove offences related to procurring abortion, to amend the Health Act 1911to regulate the performance of abortion and, as a consequence, to amend the Evidence Act 1906. This Bill was orginallly introduced into the Legislative Council with the title Crimal Code Amendment (Abortion) Bill 1998.

Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. Cheryl May Davenport MLC

Status Assented to
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 26 May 1998 as Act No. 15/98 of 1998
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 04/07/1998 2 
Second Reading 04/08/1998  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 04/08/1998  
Consideration in Detail 05/06/1998  
Amendments adopted 05/06/1998  
Third Reading 05/07/1998  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/10/1998  
First Reading 03/10/1998  
Second Reading 03/10/1998  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/18/1998  
Committee of the whole 04/01/1998  
Amendments adopted 04/01/1998 1 
Third Reading 04/01/1998  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Consideration of Legislative Assembly Message   05/20/1998 3 

1. Short title amended from "Criminal Code Amendment (Abortion) Bill 1998".
2. Bill ruled in order by the Speaker.