Hong Kong Med J 2001;7:429-31 | Number 4, December 2001
Selective foeticide in Hong Kong—lawful or not?
KY Leung, WL Lau, KM Law
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
There is legal uncertainty as to whether selective foeticide is authorized under section 47A of the Offences Against the Person Ordinance (1967). Medical and legal issues surrounding a case of selective foeticide in a triplet pregnancy are reported.
Key words: Abortion, legal; Ethics, medical; Pregnancy, multiple; Pregnancy reduction, multifetal; Triplets
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