Thursday, 11 February 2021

Questions (308)

Thomas Pringle

Question:

308. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 176 of 10 December 2020, the status of the upcoming review of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018; the terms of reference for the review; if submissions will be requested from advocacy and affected groups; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7778/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As the Deputy has noted, I previously answered a question on the review of the operation of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 in response to his Parliamentary Question No. 176 of 10 December 2020.

There is no update on the response provided. Officials in my Department continue to work on details of the review of the operation of the Act, which, as set out in the Programme for Government Our Shared Future, will be conducted in 2021.