Rejected petition Lifting the ban of abortion in Northern Ireland.

The abortion act was passed in 1967, on the terms that Northern Ireland wouldn't apply however in this day and age we believe these archaic laws should be changed.

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Why was this petition rejected?

It’s about something that the UK Government or Parliament is not responsible for.

Your petition is about something that the Northern Ireland Assembly is responsible for. The UK Parliament can't legislate on matters which are devolved to Northern Ireland.

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