Bombay High Court allows abortion beyond 20 weeks to save the woman's life
The Bombay High Court has ruled that permission from either the High Court or the Supreme Court will have to be taken for terminating a pregnancy over 20 weeks where the woman feels that its continuation would involve risk to her or the fetus mental/ physical health and/or there is substantial risk that the child when born would suffer from abnormalities.However, permission would not be required from the court for terminating a pregnancy that has crossed the 20-week period
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