Item 4: Order Paper 13-07/08 – 22 October 2007
Private Members’ Business - Motions
That this Assembly opposes the introduction of the proposed guidelines on the termination of pregnancy in Northern Ireland; believes that the guidelines are flawed; and calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to abandon any attempt to make abortion more widely available in Northern Ireland.
[Rt Hon Mr J Donaldson]
[Mrs I Robinson]
Proposed: Leave out all after ‘Assembly’ and insert:
‘calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, following consultation with the Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety, to bring forward guidelines on the lawful termination of pregnancy, as defined by the Offences Against the Person Act 1861, the Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 1945, and the Bourne Judgment case law, and in accordance with the ruling of the Courts.
[Mr J McCallister]
[Mr D Kennedy]