The Czech National Council
of 20 December. October 1986
The Czech National Council agreed on this law:
The purpose of the law
The Act regulates the artificial interruption of pregnancy, and with regard to the protection of
the life and health of the woman and in the interests of the planned parenthood and responsible
lays down the conditions for its implementation.
Preventing unwanted pregnancy
Unwanted pregnancy prevents primarily to family and education
responsible parenthood in the family, in school and health facilities,
educational activities in the field of social and cultural, and the use of
means to prevent pregnancy.
The means to prevent pregnancy, which are on medical prescription,
as well as a medical examination and inspection related to provide
a woman free of charge.
The conditions for termination of pregnancy
A woman is artificially aborts the pregnancy, if the request in writing,
If pregnancy does not exceed 12 weeks, and if it does not prevent its
for health reasons.
A woman can be artificially break the pregnancy for medical reasons with her
agreement or its premises, if her life is in danger, or
health or the healthy development of the fetus or if the genetically defective
the development of the fetus.
(1) a woman who is not 16 years old, can be artificially break
pregnancy according to § 4, with the consent of the legal representative, where appropriate, of
to whom was entrusted to education.
(2) If, under section 4 of the artificially aborted pregnancy a woman ages
Sixteen to eighteen years of age, shall inform the medical facilities of its
the legal representative.
The procedure for the consideration of the artificial interruption of pregnancy
section 7 of the
Female in writing requests a termination of pregnancy of the female doctor
the medical device competent according to the place of permanent residence
or place of work or school. The doctor is obliged to instruct the woman to
the possible health consequences of abortion and the
How to use contraceptive methods and resources. If a woman
on abortion, and if the doctor finds that the
the conditions for its performance, shall designate a medical facility, where the performance of the
(1) If the doctor did not find the conditions for termination of pregnancy
(section 4 and 5), a woman may within three days in writing to request a review of the
the conclusion of the County expert in the field of gynaecology and obstetrics,
This request be reviewed no later than two days from its receipt. To
examination of the application, invites the expert's two other doctors from this
the field, or even a doctor from another of the scope. If it finds that the
conditions for artificial interruption of pregnancy are met, it shall notify the wife and
shall designate a medical facility, where the performance.
(2) if the district's expert in the field of gynaecology and obstetrics
did not find the conditions for termination of pregnancy and the woman takes it,
the written request shall be forwarded immediately to review the regional expert
in the field of gynaecology and obstetrics, which invites two doctors from
in this field, if necessary, a doctor from another of the scope and examine the
the request within three days of delivery. Did not find the conditions
for artificial interruption of pregnancy, shall notify in writing to the woman the result
the review, which is the ultimate; in the event that the conditions for artificial
interruption of pregnancy are fulfilled, it shall, mutatis mutandis, as the district
an expert in the field of gynaecology and obstetrics in accordance with paragraph 1.
The procedure laid down in this law shall not apply the General provisions of the
Artificial interruption of pregnancy tend
Artificial interruption of pregnancy under section 4, does not tend in
Czech Socialist Republic resides only temporarily.
An additional fee or remuneration for the artificial termination of pregnancy
(1) for the artificial termination of pregnancy performed under section 4 shall be reimbursed by the woman in the
cases stipulated by generally binding legal regulation medical
(2) the remuneration for the artificial termination of pregnancy tend regulates special
The Ministry of health of the Czech Socialist Republic issue in General
binding legislation in more detail the conditions for artificial
abortion, the procedure for the consideration of an artificial interruption
pregnancy and the amount of the premium and the conditions of its payment. This regulation also
Adjusts the range of foreign women, which can perform the abortion for the
The transitional provisions of the
Under this Act shall be dealt with whether or not the application of an artificial interruption
pregnancy, which has not been taken before the beginning of its
1. Act No. 68/1957 Coll., on abortion,
2. Government Regulation No. 126/1962 Coll., setting up interrupční
the Commission, and carries out the law on abortion, as amended by
Decree-Law No. 54/1966 Coll., and Government Regulation No. 69/1973 Coll.,
3. Decree No. 71/1973 Coll., implementing Act No. 68/1957 Coll. on
abortion, as amended by Decree No. 80/1980 Coll., which
the amended Decree No. 71/1973 Sb.
The effectiveness of the
This law shall enter into force on 1 January 2005. January 1987.