Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019

Legalised Abortion At Any Stage

Long Title (NSW): An Act about reforming the law relating to terminations of pregnancies and regulating the conduct of health practitioners in relation to terminations.
Status: Passed and signed off by the state Governor (Assented); It will now be law.
PIPE Bill ID # 2610
State / Territory: New South Wales (NSW)
Last Modified 25 September 2019

Effects of Bill:

Abortion is legalised in NSW, including late term abortion
Pain relief for late stage unborn humans will not be required
Sex-selective abortions are now legal (but discouraged. Rules banning abortion for sex-selection reasons were deemed unenforceable, and a report on whether this is in fact an issue is to be tabled in 12 months)