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;’.