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Mass. General Laws c.112 § 12P

Restrictions on abortions performed under Sec. 12M or 12N; emergency excepted

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 12P

Except in an emergency requiring immediate action, an abortion shall not be performed under section 12M or section 12N unless the written informed consent of the proper person has been obtained as set forth in section 12R.

Except in an emergency requiring immediate action, an abortion shall not be performed under section 12N unless performed in a hospital duly authorized to provide facilities for obstetrical services.

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