Proof of pregnancy was unnecessary to establish an offence under the Act of procuring a miscarriage.
(1846) 1 Den CC 187
Offences against the Person Act 1837
England and Wales
Cited – Regina (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: 16 May 2021; Ref: scu.223704