Abortion (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021 – proposed changes: business and regulatory impact assessment

This business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) considers the proposals for changes to the Abortion (Scotland) Regulations 1991 to enable notifications of abortions to be sent to the Chief Medical Officer electronically and to avoid personal data about patients being included in future notifications.

9. Digital impact test

The proposal amends the current inflexible approach which mandates that notifications must be made only on paper by allowing them to also be made electronically (in practice by email).


Email: sam.baker@gov.scot

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