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Bill C-253 (1994)

Don Boudria, M.P.

Bill C-253 was a private member's bill introduced by Mr. Don Boudria (M.P.) for a first reading in Canada's House of Commons on 27 May, 1994. [Administrator]

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (abortion)

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

1. The Criminal Code is amended by adding the following after section 288:

289. Every person who directly or indirectly requires a physician, nurse, staff member or employee of a hospital or other health care facility to perform or participate directly or indirectly in an abortion procedure is guilty of an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.