No offence is committed under the law relating to abortion1 when a pregnancy is terminated by a registered medical practitioner or by a nurse carrying out a termination by induction under the instructions of a registered medical practitioner2, if two registered medical practitioners are of the opinion3, formed in good faith4 that: (1) the pregnancy has not exceeded its twenty-fourth week and that the continuance of the pregnancy would involve risk, greater than if the pregnancy were terminated, of injury to the physical or mental health of the pregnant woman or any existing children of her family5; or (2)
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