Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971 Current Affairs, GK & News

New rules for allowing abortion till 24 weeks

Government has incorporated new rules under the “Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021, which was passed in March 2021. Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Rules, 2021 Under the new rules, the gestational limit for termination of pregnancy has been increased from 20 to 24 weeks for exceptional categories of women in India. Women for ..

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Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Parliament has cleared the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The bill was approved in the Rajya Sabha March 16, 2021. The bill was already passed in the Lok Sabha on March 17, 2020. Highlights The bill was passed with the objective of amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. It seeks ..

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Delhi High Court to hear Plea on Abortion Law

The Delhi High Court will be hearing the petition which seeks to amend the various provision related to abortions in India. The petition seeks to: Enhance the time limit to terminate a pregnancy in case of any health risk to the mother or the foetus, from the current 20-week cap to 24 or 26 weeks. ..

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