Uruguay: promulgation of the law legalising abortion

Publié le : 26 October 2012

On Tuesday the President of the Republic of Uruguay promulgated the law legalising abortion up to 12 weeks of gestation, with conditions. It will come into force in 30 days. The press reports that "opposition MPs and social organisations have set up a committee to determine the best way to obtain the annulment of this law, by introducing an appeal on grounds of unconstitutionality, by bringing a case before the Inter-American Court of Justice or by convoking a referendum of popular initiative."

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