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Abortion (Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate and Clubfoot) Bill

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2019-21

Last updated: 4 May 2021 at 10:55

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Long title

A Bill to amend the Abortion Act 1967 to exclude cleft lip, cleft palate and clubfoot as qualifying physical abnormalities for the purposes of medical termination of pregnancy under section 1(1)(d).


Fiona Bruce

Current version of the Bill

Bill 131 2019-21 , as introduced
24 June 2020

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
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