Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-4.12
Partial Birth Abortion

SECTION 23-4.12-3

§ 23-4.12-3. Life of the mother exception.

Section 23-4.12-2 shall not apply to a partial birth abortion that is necessary to save the life of a mother because her life is endangered by a physical disorder, physical illness, or physical injury, including a life-endangering condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself; provided, that no other medical procedure would suffice for that purpose.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1997, ch. 76, § 2.)