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Committee on the Working of the Abortion Act (CWAA) papers
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- Abortion Law Reform Association
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- CWAA Papers: 50. Recommendations by NHS Groups to the Committee (see also CWAA 69); 51. Treaty of Rome and a residential qualification; 52. Illegal Abortions (and see 62); 53. Illegal Abortions, data from HIPE; 54. Notes and comments on abortions in women of social classes IV and V; 55. Menstrual aspiration: correspondence and memos; 56. Psychiatric aspects of legalised abortion; 57. Preliminary report by Dr Rothman and in the USA about the control of pregnancy advisory bureaux; 58. Oral evidence: some questions for witnesses; 59. Submission of evidenceSA/ALR/C.58
- CWAA Papers: (65.-66. see C.116); 67. Late termination: note by Secretariat; 68. Pilot Projects, with alternative draft by Miss Barnes; 69. Expansion of CWAA 50 - contractual arrangements by Dr Rue; 70. Pregnancy Testing; 71. Recommendations to Committee from Group on pregnancy advice bureaux; 72. Report from Group on Pregnancy in the under 16-year old; 73. Disposal of Fetuses and Fetal Material obtained at abortion (see also CWAA 38/24); 74. Report of analysis of form concerning individual patients, (second draft): form D of CWAA questionnaire to hospitals; 75. Chapter 6: Process (first draft)SA/ALR/C.63
- CWAA Papers: 80. Uterine evacuation before diagnosis of pregnancy, comments on draft; 81. Provision of contraceptives to children under age of consent without parental knowledge; 82. Children in care and termination of pregnancy; (83. see C.117); 84. Summary of patients' experiences; 85. Contraception and sterilisation, paper by Secretariat; 86. Women resident abroad coming for abortion, paper by Secretariat, (87. see C.117)SA/ALR/C.65
- CWAA Papers: 90. Summary of patients' experience; 91. Analysis of members' comments on 1st draft of introduction; 92. Section E, Methods of Abortion (Second Draft); (93. see C.117); 94. Effects of failure to obtain abortion; 95. Comments of members and Secretariat on draft Chapter 8 - Who Should Decide?; (96. see C.117); 97. Implications of the Act for nurses and midwives, paper by Miss Worsley and Miss Munro; 98. The role of the general practitioner, Dr Pereira Gray; (99.-100. see C.117); 101. Procedure by which a woman obtains legal abortion; 102. Outline draft of CWAA statistical appendix, Chapter 10; (103. see C.118); 104. Legal position in ScotlandSA/ALR/C.67
- CWAA Papers: 106. Comments of members and Secretariat on draft Chapter 1: Criteria for abortion; 107. Historical and International Appendix; 108. The Pregnancy Advisory and Medical Trust: note by Secretariat; 109. Index of written evidence (several); 110. Comments by members and Secretariat on draft Section K - Upper limit of abortion; (111.-113. see C.119); (114. missing); (115.-116. see C.119)SA/ALR/C.70
- CWAA Papers: 120. Women resident abroad coming for abortion, note by Secretariat; 121. Day care services for early abortions; 122. The gynaecologist and abortion; (123. see C.121); 124. Letter from Dr Batchelor, University of Dundee, commenting on paper 'Suicide Attempts in a Population Pregnant as Teenagers'; (125. missing); 126. Letter from R.D. Ireland, suggesting amendments to paper K, 127. Sex education in British Schools, with other papers on the subject, (128.-131. see C.121); 132. Women resident abroad coming for abortion, note by Secretariat; (133. see C.121); 134. Contraception including sterilisation, comments on draft sectionsSA/ALR/C.73
- CWAA Papers: 135. Comments on Section G by Mrs Cheetham; 136. Outcome of unwanted pregnancies by Emery and Lavin, comments on paper from Stuart Lord; (137. see C.121); 138. Implications of the Abortion Act for Nurses and Midwives; (139. missing); (140.-141. see C.121); 142. Section H, 3rd and final draft - Who Should Decide?; 143. Comments on draft sections; (144. missing); (145.-147. see C.121); (148. missing); (149.-150. see C.121); 151. Comments on main report, Section E; (152. see C.121); 153. Section B, criticism; 154. Comments on main report; (155. missing); 156. Information about CWAA Report, draft press hand outSA/ALR/C.74
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A series of papers circulated to members of the Committee, numbered in a sequence CWAA 1-156, of which some are not here. Some items are closed.