Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 4.7
Informed Consent for Abortion

R.I. Gen. Laws 23-4.7-7



 23-4.7-7.  Liability of physician.

Any physician who knowingly violates the requirements of this chapter shall be deemed to have engaged in "unprofessional conduct" for the purposes of 5-37-5.1. The willful failure to provide the woman with the substance of the information pursuant to the requirements of 23-4.7-3 shall be prima facie evidence of failure to obtain informed consent in an action at law or in equity.

History of Section.
P.L. 1982, ch. 323, 2.