Doctors told to be wary as Zoe's Law re-emerges

If a pregnant patient has a miscarriage or stillbirth, doctors could be held liable, an expert has warned

Medical and legal groups have repeated a warning that doctors treating pregnant women seeking an abortion could be prosecuted under the 'Zoe’s Law' Bill which has once more gone before the NSW Parliament.

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Five years after the Bill was originally defeated, the controversial legislation resurfaced after it emerged that a driver who killed a woman pregnant with twins could not be charged with manslaughter of the unborn babies.

Under the Crimes Amendment (Zoe’s Law) Bill, which was reintroduced to the state’s Upper House