Munah Binti Ali v Public Prosecutor: 1958

(Court of Appeal of Malaya) Thomson CJ: ‘it is quite clear that the expression ’causes a woman with child to miscarry’ means to cause her to lose from the womb prematurely the products of conception and . . therefore there can be no offence under the section unless there are products of conception’.
Thomson CJ, Whyatt CJ(S) and Good J
(1958) 24 MLJ 159
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedRegina (Smeaton) v Secretary of State for Health and Others Admn 18-Apr-2002
The claimant challenged the Order as regards the prescription of the morning-after pill, asserting that the pill would cause miscarriages, and that therefore the use would be an offence under the 1861 Act.
Held: ‘SPUC’s case is that any . .

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Updated: 09 May 2021; Ref: scu.223715