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New Abortion Laws Won't Take Effect Until January 2019


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The Taoiseach says it will be the 1st of January 2019 before new abortion laws take effect.

He's also warned that trying to change current legislation in the mean time may only delay the overall bill from passing.

The cabinet gave Health Minister Simon Harris approval to draft the new laws at this morning's meeting.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says despite the massive endorsement from the people at the weekend it will take a while to change the law.


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