The Department of Health states: "This paper outlines policies which the Government decided it would seek to give effect to in a General Scheme of a Bill regulating termination of pregnancy in Ireland should the proposed referendum be passed".
Speaking outside Government Buildings earlier today, Minister for Health Simon Harris said that it was appropriate that this decision was taken on International Women's Day.
Ms McDonald said she will hold an Ard Fheis in order for the party to re-examine the matter, although it most likely won't be in time for the referendum date in May.
The Referendum Commission will be established tomorrow.
The government in January proposed holding a referendum to liberalize the abortion regime at the end of May, offering voters the first opportunity in 35 years to overhaul some of the world's strictest laws on the issue. It should be a day that we also celebrate the bond of mother and baby and challenge those in power to provide the necessary supports so that no woman ever feels she has no choice but to go down the road of abortion. This means that for a woman who is pregnant and her health is at risk, or where she is pregnant as a result of rape or has been diagnosed with a non-viable pregnancy, she can not receive abortion care in Ireland. Under these proposals, an appeals mechanism will be available to the woman in the event she is unsatisfied with the outcome.
In a landmark ruling, the seven-judge court has overturned a High Court decision last summer that affirmed the rights of the unborn child beyond the constitutionally protected right to life.
The Eighth Amendment of Ireland's Constitution enshrines the right to life of the unborn, rendering abortion illegal other than in exceptional circumstances.
In a special sitting created to usher the referendum bill through the Dáil in time for a vote in late May, TD's have been restating their positions on repealing the Eighth Amendment.
In the referendum, voters will be asked if they want to repeal the eighth amendment, which declares that unborn foetuses and pregnant women an equal right to life.
Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan and Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton also said they would campaign for repeal.
The Eighth Amendment protects unborn babies' right to life, but a referendum vote is scheduled for May on whether to repeal the amendment and legalize abortion on demand.
The soon-to-be 20-year-old (his birthday is March 25) played for Canada in wheelchair basketball at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. This year the impairments the competing athletes have include amputee, visual impairment, cerebral and spinal injuries.
The J&K Government felicitated the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi for BJP's impressive performance in three north-eastern states. It all started previous year as BJP wrested power from Congress bastions - Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.
The actress continued to joke that she would be willing to host Hollywood's biggest night if she was compensated for the job. The dress Haddish donned for the Oscars on Sunday has made more than one appearance-and Haddish is here to talk about it.
Shubhankar, who was born five years after Mickelson turned pro, has been enjoying himself in the company of superstars. He's 21 going on 31 with a calm mind that has transcended the brightest lights of a World Golf Championship.
When we have to get up early, and it's still entirely dark outside, we probably wish standard time were still in place. While residents will lose an hour of sleep when the clocks spring forward, they will gain an hour of daylight.
Bears general manager Ryan Pace expressed interest in retaining Fuller at last week's National Football League scouting combine. He collected three interceptions and two forced fumbles in his first three games of his rookie season.
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Geneva Motor Show: Audi E-Tron prototypes hit town
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Notre Dame rally stuns Virginia Tech at ACC tourney
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Pacific trade pact countries go it alone without US
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Stormy Daniels sues Trump over 'hush agreement'
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1 militant, 3 OGWs killed in south Kashmir encounter
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Toyota to stop selling diesel cars in Europe
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Frances McDormand (Almost) Lost Her Oscar
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