Government sets out 21 clauses to regulate abortion

Simon Harris to publish policy paper outlining how Government intends to legislate

The policy paper to be published by Simon Harris contains 21 clauses detailing how the legislation would take effect.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The policy paper to be published by Simon Harris contains 21 clauses detailing how the legislation would take effect. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Medical professionals will be able to conscientiously object to providing terminations if the Eighth Amendment is removed from the Constitution, the Government will confirm today.

Minister for Health Simon Harris will publish a policy paper outlining how the Government intends to legislate if Article 40.3.3 is repealed.

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