ABORTION LEGISLATION

1950: abortion is allowed
1987: Law and Regulation 75 of 1986 became effective
1992: Amendment by Regulation from Ministry of Health (467/1992)

Abort-Report_Czech-Republic Medical abortions limits


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Legal conditions

  • Only allowed for resident women except for women whose life is in danger
  • Mandatory period of at least 6 months between 2 abortions except for women with at least 2 births or aged 35+, or in case of rape
  • Written consent by the woman
  • Pre-abortion consultation (legal counselling) + pre-abortion confirmation consultation + pre-abortion laboratory tests
  • Contraception evoked during at least 1 of the medical consultations.

Specific conditions for minors

  • Specific legal counselling for minors under 16
  • For minors under 18, parents (or guardians) should be informed after the abortion.

 

 

Abortion legislation | Practical conditions | Abortion statistics | Characteristics of women having induced abortion
Fertility and contraception data | Country-specific characteristics 

 

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☷   PRACTICAL CONDITIONS

Abort-Report_Czech-Republic Medical abortions conditions

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☷   ABORTION STATISTICS

Abort-Report_Czech-Republic Abortions rates per 1,000 women aged 15-49
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☷   CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN HAVING INDUCED ABORTION

Abort-Report_Czech-Republic Distribution on induced abortions according to woman age

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☷   FERTILITY AND CONTRACEPTION DATA

Fertility rates in women aged 15-49 – Missing data

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☷   COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS

Abortion is only allowed for resident women except for women whose life is in danger.

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The slides presented are freely accessible. They may be used, copied, displayed or distributed provided that their source is given

SOURCES

IPPF European Network – Updated January 2012 (http://www.ippfen.org/)
Společnost pro plánovánírodiny a sexuálnívýchovu (SPRSV) (http://www.planovanirodiny.cz/)
Health Statistics, Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the CR (IHIS CR): Abortions 2015
Health Statistics, Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the CR (IHIS CR): Abortions 2013
CIA (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2256.html)

 

We thank Pr. Marek LUBUSKY for his help in data collection.

 

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Page updated in December 2018