Information on health risks of abortion. [VicHansard 3629 - 3631] - Murray Thompson

[Extracts from VicHansard]

This amendment states that: a registered medical practitioner must not perform an abortion on a woman, or refer the woman to another medical practitioner to perform an abortion unless the first practitioner has provided the woman with the approved information in accordance with this section.

The approved information must include information about:

(a) the medical risks of termination of a pregnancy and of carrying a pregnancy to term; and

(b) the alternatives available to the woman in respect of her pregnancy; and

(c) the counselling and pregnancy support services available to the woman.

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