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(p. 664) 13. Abortion 

(p. 664) 13. Abortion
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(p. 664) 13. Abortion
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Emily Jackson

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10.1093/he/9780199693603.003.0013
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date: 18 December 2017

All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource. This chapter examines the law on abortion, beginning with a survey of the ongoing debate over the moral legitimacy of abortion. It then examines the current legal position, and considers how the Abortion Act 1967, as amended, works in practice. Finally, the chapter looks at differences between the regulation of abortion in the UK and in other countries.

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