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Abortion in Finland

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According to law approval for an abortion requires the signature of at least one physician (and in some cases two), and in some cases additional permission ...

YouGov | Abortion: Are two doctors better than one?

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May 24, 2012 ... Should two doctors have to certify an abortion, or not? ... “In my opinion abortion should only be allowed if the pregnancy is .... Do you think a woman seeking an abortion should have to obtain the signature from two doctors?

Doctors must not be above the law on abortion - Telegraph

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May 12, 2014 ... Reasons given not to prosecute doctors for pre-signing 'utterly preposterous', ... The Abortion Act's 'two doctor' requirement has long been reviled by ... that the certificate used to approve this abortion may carry my signature, ...

Women wanting abortions will not have to see doctor - The Telegraph

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Jan 15, 2014 ... Women will be allowed to have an abortion without a doctor ... of the 1967 Abortion Act — that two doctors must authorise a termination. ... to allow “abortion on demand” and that the second signature is just a formality.

Abortion: BMA views on the law and ethics

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This requirement for two signatures does not apply in an emergency. 2.1.4.1 ... meet specified medical criteria, and for two doctors to approve an abortion,.

VfC Briefing - Modernising the 1967 Abortion Act

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Remove the need for two doctors' signatures to authorise every abortion (NC1, ... tasks except prescribing the drugs, which is not permitted in the formulary.

10 myths - BPAS

www.bpas.org/media/1439/10-abortion-myths-booklet.pdf

statement that 'a woman should decide on her own if she does not wish to have the child'. At present, the law stipulates that a woman can have an abortion only with the agreement of two doctors. Polls also suggest .... prison, and a doctor who performs a procedure without the signature of a colleague can also be ...

The real abortion scandal? That two doctors must testify a woman's ...

www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2012/03/abortion-doctors-law-sex

Mar 24, 2012 ... The recent furore relating to illegal sex selective abortion has made the ... (Surely not revealing the sex of the foetus, except in circumstances where ... And neither one, nor two, nor a thousand doctors' signatures can affect ...

House of Commons - Science and Technology - Twelfth Report

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Nov 6, 2007 ... Requirement for two doctors' signatures ... namely that the 1967 Act did not make abortion legal but conferred upon doctors a defence against ...

The case against anti-abortion "admitting privileges" laws, in one ...

www.vox.com/2015/11/25/9801108/anti-abortion-scott-walker-defeat

Nov 25, 2015 ... Scott Walker's signature anti-abortion laws was dealt a major defeat in court this week. ... But the two doctors at the fourth clinic, AMS, have been unable to obtain such ... Not that its doctors haven't tried to obtain the privileges.

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Two-signature rule on abortions should be abandoned, say doctors ...

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Oct 10, 2007 ... Women should no longer have to obtain the signatures of two doctors to ... In evidence to an inquiry by MPs into abortion law ahead of possible ...

Q&A: Approving abortions

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Currently, the law in England, Wales and Scotland states that two doctors must ... the requirement to obtain two doctors' signatures causes unnecessary delays in ... There are no other situations where either competent men or women require ...

Questions About Abortion - Shine

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No. Your partner's permission is not required for you to get an abortion. ... Whichever way you access abortion, you will need two doctors' signatures ... if two doctors agree that her need for abortion matches specific criteria laid down in law.