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Name: Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1996 (No. 92 of 1996).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-11-12
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, 1996-11-22, Vol. 377, No. 17602, 11 p.
ISN: ZAF-1996-L-45818
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=45818&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Government Gazette, 1996-11-22, Vol. 377, No. 17602, 11 p.
Abstract/Citation: Allows a pregnancy to be terminated upon request by a woman during the first 12 weeks of gestation and for periods thereafter under specified circumstances (e.g. malformation of the fetus, pregnancy as a result of rape or incest.) The State shall promote non-mandatory and non-directive couselling.
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