Nearly there! Isle of Man Abortion Reform Act 2019 – but what’s still to do?

At this month’s Tynwald sitting (21 – 23 May) Members are being asked to approve three orders which will ensure that the regulations in the Abortion Reform Act 2019 actually work. The first Order refers to access zones around Noble’s hospital – a topic dear to CALM’s heart as provision of these (or buffer […]

It’s official! Isle of Man Abortion Reform Act 2019 to be enacted on 24 May

It’s official! Although the Health Minister David Ashford MHK was questioned about this at last month’s Tynwald, and said that that the Abortion Reform Act would be enacted in May, today he laid the necessary Appointed Day Order before the Court. In brief, certain provisions come into effect TODAY, which will ensure that subordinate legislation, […]

Abortion Reform Act 2018

The Isle of Man Abortion Reform Bill 2017  has a new name to reflect its new status!  It reached the ‘consideration of clauses’ stage on Tuesday 13 February and Dr Alex Allinson MHK moved Clause 1, the short title of the bill, as the Abortion Reform Act 2018.