AQW 4213/17-22

Mr Paul Givan
Democratic Unionist Party
Lagan Valley

Tabled Date: 21/05/2020
Answered On Date: 28/05/2020
Priority Written: No

To ask the Minister of Health whether the Chief Medical Officer has received any notifications that an abortion in Northern Ireland has been performed since March 31 2020.

Yes. The Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (and the earlier Regulations) require a notification of termination to be sent to the Chief Medical Officer within 14 days of a termination.
129 notifications have been received to date (22 May 2020).