Committee to hear from junior health minister on proposed abortion laws

Committee to hear from junior health minister on proposed abortion laws

The final day of hearings on the proposed abortion laws will hear from lawyers and the junior health minister today.

The Committee will then report back to the Government ahead of the final drafting of the proposed new laws.

Yesterday psychiatrists differed on whether the coalition should be including the threat of suicide in the law.

Last night medical experts outlined their views on possible medical cases.

A legal expert who is due to speak this morning at the Oireachtas Health Committee hearing on the proposed new abortion legislation said that the new laws should look more clearly at the definition of the unborn.


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