A Comparative Study of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 with Recent Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 Through Judicial Pronouncement

Authors

  • Pyali Chatterjee

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1411

Keywords:

Abortion, Miscarriage, Right to life, Gestation, Reproductive right.

Abstract

Recently Cabinet has passed the proposed Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020. In

current bill certain changes has been made regarding the upper limit of gestational age for termination of

pregnancy under MTP Act, 1971. Through this paper researcher will discuss about the drawback of the MTP

(Amendment) Bill, 2020 in terms of gestational age with the help of the various judicial pro-announcement.

Author Biography

Pyali Chatterjee

Assistant Professor, MATS Law School, MATS University, Raipur, CG

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Pyali Chatterjee. (2020). A Comparative Study of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 with Recent Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 Through Judicial Pronouncement. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 284-289. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1411