This petition is signed by members of our family and was presented to parliament on 26 May, 2015. You can view it on the NZ Parliament website here.
We respectfully request:
That the Parliament pass legislation providing that a parent of a woman under the age of 16 years,
(1) Has the right to know if that woman has a pregnancy confirmed, before she is referred for any resulting medical procedure; and
(2) That any consent sought for the medical procedure be fully informed as to procedure, possible repercussions and after-effects.