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The Abortion Regulations 1991

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Notice of termination of pregnancy and information relating to the termination

4.—(1) Any practitioner who terminates a pregnancy in England or Wales shall give to the appropriate Chief Medical Officer—

(a)notice of the termination, and

(b)such other information relating to the termination as is specified in the form set out in Schedule 2 to these Regulations,

and shall do so by sending them to him in a sealed envelope within 7 days of the termination.

(2) The appropriate Chief Medical Officer is—

(a)where the pregnancy was terminated in England, the Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Health, Richmond House, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2NS; or

(b)where the pregnancy was terminated in Wales, the Chief Medical Officer of the Welsh Office, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF1 3NQ.

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