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Parliamentary questions
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27 November 2012
E-010748-12
Question for written answer E-010748-12
to the Commission
Rule 117
Sophia in 't Veld (ALDE) , Renate Weber (ALDE) , Françoise Castex (S&D) , Véronique Mathieu (PPE) , Antonyia Parvanova (ALDE) , Baroness Sarah Ludford (ALDE) , Nathalie Griesbeck (ALDE) , Sirpa Pietikäinen (PPE) , Cecilia Wikström (ALDE)

 Subject:  Refusal to terminate a pregnancy
 Answer in writing 

According to media reports, Ms Savita Halappanavar, 31, admitted to University Hospital Galway in the west of Ireland last month, died of septicaemia a week after miscarrying 17 weeks into her pregnancy. Her repeated requests for termination had been rejected because of the presence of a foetal heartbeat. The doctors in charge had allegedly refused to carry out an abortion because this might have been illegal under Irish law regarding the termination of pregnancies.

Can the Commission clarify whether the decision to put the life of the foetus over that of Ms Halappanavar constitutes a violation of her right to life? Does the Commission consider that an absolute ban on abortion might thus prevent the application of Article 2 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, i.e. the right to life? Can the Commission indicate how, as the custodian of the Treaties, it will ensure the full application of Article 2, the right to life, for all EU citizens?

Is the Commission of the opinion that, where a standing policy of an EU Member State inevitably leads to the violation of Article 2 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, this practice needs to be abolished?

Can the Commission clarify whether it considers that Ireland has properly implemented the ruling A, B and C v Ireland [2010] ECHR 2032?

 OJ C 317 E, 31/10/2013
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