THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
(Mr Wayne Berry)
Crimes (Abolition of Offence of Abortion) Bill 2001
An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1900, and for other purposes
The Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory enacts as follows:
1 Name of Act
This Act is the Crimes (Abolition of Offence of Abortion) Act 2001.
This Act commences on its notification day.
(1) Any rule of common law that creates an offence in relation to procuring a woman’s miscarriage is abrogated.
(2) This section expires 3 months after it commences.
(3) This section is a law to which the Legislation Act 2001, section 88 applies.
1 For the latest republication of amended laws, see www.legislation.act.gov.au.