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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 AssemblyDateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading07 Apr 1998 2 
Second Reading08 Apr 1998  
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed08 Apr 1998  
Consideration in Detail06 May 1998  
Amendments adopted06 May 1998  
Third Reading07 May 1998  

Legislative CouncilDateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced10 Mar 1998  
First Reading10 Mar 1998  
Second Reading10 Mar 1998  
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed18 Mar 1998  
Committee of the whole01 Apr 1998  
Amendments adopted01 Apr 1998 1 
Third Reading01 Apr 1998  
Messages Between HousesDateNote No.
Consideration of Legislative Assembly Message  20 May 1998 3 

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