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Centre notifies MTP (Amendment) Rules 2021
Following the notification of the Medical Termination of (Amendment) Act, 2021, the Government notified the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Rules, 2021 on 12th October 2021. The Rules are a crucial component to enable implementation of the amended law. The amended Rules notable specify the categories of women who will be eligible for termination of pregnancy up to 24 weeks; describe the powers and functions of the Medical Boards to allow termination of pregnancy in cases of severe foetal abnormalities; and liberalize trainings for medical methods of abortions. The amended Rules can be accessed here: 230390.pdf (egazette.nic.in)