Dáil Éireann - Volume 504 - 05 May, 1999
Written Answers. - Abortion Legislation.
Mr. Callely Mr. Callely
277. Mr. Callely asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the submissions or requests, if any, he has received in respect of the concerns by a large number of the public for a referendum on abortion; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11285/99]
Mr. O'Donoghue Mr. O'Donoghue
Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Mr. O'Donoghue): I have received submissions from a number of individuals and groups about abortion, including a number which advocate the holding of a referendum.
In his reply to Question No. 21 of 22 April 1999 my colleague, the Minister for Health and Children, set out the position in relation to a Green Paper on Abortion which is under preparation.
Dáil Éireann 504 Written Answers. Abortion Legislation.