The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (Greens member for SA): Obtained leave and introduced a bill for an act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 and the Health Care Act 2008.
The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide has been requested by the South Australian Attorney-General to examine changes to the State’s abortion laws.
“The South Australian Law Reform Institute welcomes the opportunity to undertake this most important reference, with a view to making abortion a regulated medical procedure under health law as opposed to a criminal law issue,” says the Director of the SA Law Reform Institute, the University of Adelaide’s Professor John Williams.
Source: Abortion laws ready for reform