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

Published: 2015

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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.)