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Personal interests, case II CSK 580/09

May 1st, 2010, Tomasz Rychlicki

The Supreme Court in a judgment of 6 May 2010 case file II CSK 580/09 ruled that if there is a high probability of irreversible impairment of the fetus, the mother can decide whether to remove the pregnancy. The Court has confirmed that the decision on the abortion is every mother’s personal right/interest, and in the case of an infringement of such right, a woman has the right to seek the redress for the harm and damages to compensate for both parents increased costs of raising a handicapped child.