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In the state of New South Wales, abortion is technically a criminal offencewas decriminalized in September 2019. However<ref>[https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/26/asia/abortion-australia-decriminalized-intl-hnk/ CNN: Abortion decriminalized in Sydney after Australian lawmakers overturn 119-year-old law]</ref> Before that time, it is was legally permitted in most many scenarios, which include: when there is a medical, social, or economic reason that causes a "serious danger" to a pregnant person's life, or when negative health consequences may be felt by the pregnant person after the birth of the child. These rules are were very general and broad, meaning that most many people are were still able to find legal means of obtaining an abortion in New South Wales, even if abortion is technically not fully legal.<ref>[https://www.clinic66.com.au/pregnancy-termination-abortion/abortion-legal-australia/ Is Abortion Legal in Australia?]</ref>However, the passing of the decriminalization legislation unambiguously enabled people to obtain abortion services, fully and legally.
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