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Name: Law No. HO-134-N of 29 June 2016 to Amend the Law "On Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights".
Country: Armenia
Subject(s): Human rights; Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-06-29
Entry into force:
ISN: ARM-2016-L-104557
Bibliography: legislation on-line legislation on-line Armenian Legal Information System ARLIS, Armenia PDF in Armenian PDF in Armenian (consulted on 2017-06-18)
Abstract/Citation: Rephrases article 10 on the abortion also supplementing it with the new paragraphs and sub-paragraphs, which state that during the period of gestation till 12 weeks abortion is allowed to be carry out only with the written consent of woman, during the period of 12-22 weeks of gestation-exclusively only on the basis of medical or social reasons and with the written consent of woman. Paragraph 2's new wording states, that abortion, out of medical and social reasons developed and regulated by state authority, is prohibited. New paragraph 8 says that RA Government establishes the regulation and conditions of abortion including the medical contraindications and necessary lists of investigations, medical and social reasons, the application form for woman applying for abortion until 12 weeks of gestation, form of consent of parents of minors applying for abortion.
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