CHAPTER 304
TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY ACT

Arrangement of Sections

   Section

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Medical termination of pregnancy

   4.   Conscientious objection to participation in treatment

   5.   Regulations

   6.   Supplementary provisions

AN ACT

to amend and clarify the law relating to termination of pregnancy by registered medical practitioners; and to provide for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

[13th October, 1972]

Act 26 of 1972,

Act 13 of 1994.

1.   Short title

This Act may be cited as the Termination of Pregnancy Act.

2.   Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

"hospital" means any institution run as such by the Government or any other institution approved in writing for the purposes of this Act by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health;

"registered medical practitioner" means a medical practitioner registered as such under the provisions of the Medical and Allied Professions Act.

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