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Orissa HC Refuses Termination Of A Mentally-Challenged Rape Survivor’s Pregnancy; Issues Slew Of Directions For State Govt. To Handle Similar Cases

The Orissa High Court refused to allow the termination of the pregnancy of a physically and mentally-challenged rape survivor. The Single Bench of Justice Biswanath Rath was hearing the plea of a mother seeking permission for terminating the pregnancy of an unmarried, physically handicapped and mentally retarded daughter a rape victim under the provisions of The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Rules, 2003, and The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Regulations, 2003.

Asia Law Offices advised a major transnational strategic collaboration between its client, UAE-Based Pharmax Pharmaceuticals, and Swiss pharma major Acino Pharmaceuticals.

ALO represented Pharmax in the structuring and closure of entire transaction documents of the significant collaboration.

The collaboration framework extends to licensing, manufacturing, and supply of Acino formulations within the gastroenterology and the cardiovascular space throughout the Middle East and Africa.