oa De Rebus - Abortion law - a need for reform
|Article Title||Abortion law - a need for reform|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Author||R. Kunst, J. & Meiring|
|Publication Date||Jun 1984|
|Pages||264 - 266|
|Keyword(s)||Family welfare, Fertilized ovum, Interests of foetus, Intra-uterine device, Maternal health, Medical profession, Social interests, Social mores, Spousal consent and Test tube babies|
South Africa's abortion legislation, the Abortion and Sterilization Act 5 of J 975, has been in force for eight years. Whether or not this controversial piece of legislation fulfils the multi-faceted requirements of South African society. remains a subject of constant debate, and the call for reform of the law continues.
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