9 - Submissions Recommendations and Reporting More than 500...

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More than 500 received, including from a Number of religious groups. Recommendations and Reporting The report provided 3 decriminalisation models. Model B sought to: Reform the law relating to abortion Regulate health professionals performing Abortions. Amend the Crimes Act to repeal the abolish the common law offences Relating to abortion. Outcome Abortion law reform Bill passed by Legislative Assembly on 12 Sept. 2008 And Legislative Council on 11 Oct 2008. Members were permitted a conscience/ Vote. Received Royal Assent on 22 nd Oct 2008, and came into operation the next day. Protests 3000 Christians gathered on the steps of Parl. To protest on 5 th Oct. 2008 Tell the Truth Coalition sent graphic leaflets Of allegedly aborted fetuses to 250,000 homes. Means by which individuals and group influence legislative change, including petitions, demonstrations and the use of the media. Influences for Change: Informal: Participants: 1. Individuals 2. Groups ie Pressure groups, lobby groups Methods: 1. Petitions 2. Demonstrations 3. Media Formal:
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course POL 13 taught by Professor Mrssmith during the Three '08 term at South Australia.

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