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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 10 Hansard (19 September) . . Page.. 3860 ..


Schedule of amendments

Schedule 1

Health (Improving Abortion Access) Amendment Bill 2018

Amendments moved by the Minister for Health and Wellbeing

1

Clause 2

Page 2, line 4—

omit clause 2, substitute

2 Commencement

(1) This Act commences on a day fixed by the Minister by written notice.

Note 1 The naming and commencement provisions automatically commence on the notification day (see Legislation Act, s 75 (1)).

Note 2 A single day or time may be fixed, or different days or times may be fixed, for the commencement of different provisions (see Legislation Act, s 77 (1)).

(2) If this Act has not commenced within 12 months beginning on its notification day, it automatically commences on the first day after that period.

(3) The Legislation Act, section 79 (Automatic commencement of postponed law) does not apply to this Act.

2

Clause 4

Page 2, line 10—

[oppose the clause]

3

Clause 5

Proposed new division 6.1 heading

Page 2, line 15—

omit

Terminations

substitute

Abortions

4

Clause 5

Proposed new section 80

Page 2, line 16—

omit proposed new section 80, substitute

80 Definitions—pt 6

(1) In this part:

abortifacient means a medicine, drug or other substance that causes a pregnancy to end prematurely.

abortion means a medical abortion or surgical abortion.

approved medical facility means a medical facility approved under section 84.


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