Medical Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Act, 2002

Amendment of section 2.

In section 2 of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act,-34 of 1971, (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), --

 (i) in clause (a), for the word “lunatic”, the words ‘mentally ill person” shall be substituted.

 (ii) For clause (b), the following clause shall be substituted, namely :-

  ‘(b) “mentally ill person” means a person who is in need of treatment by reason of any mental disorder other than mental retardation;’.


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