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Mass. General Laws c.112 § 12M

Abortion; pregnancy existing for less than 24 weeks

This is an unofficial version of a Massachusetts General Law. For more information on this topic, please see law about abortion.

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Amended by St.2020, c.263, effective December 29, 2020.

 

Section 12M

A physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or nurse midwife may perform an abortion consistent with the scope of their practice and license if, in their best medical judgment, the pregnancy has existed for less than 24 weeks.

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