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Consolidated Act on Induced Abortion, Section 10(2)

Lovbekendtgørelse
2006-06-16 nr. 541

". . . doctors, nurses, midwifes and social and health assistants, or students in these professions, for whom it is contrary to their ethic or religious beliefs to perform or assist in induced abortion, can apply for and be granted exemption."*


*Precis in English from EU Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights, Opinion No. 4-2005: The Right to Conscientious Objection and the Conclusion by EU Member States of Concordats with the Holy See (14 December, 2005), p. 9