CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
ABORTION AND CONTRACEPTIVES
18-606. Unlawful abortions -- Accomplice or accessory -- Submitting to -- Penalty. Except as permitted by this act: (1) Every person who, as an accomplice or accessory to any violation of section 18-605, induces or knowingly aids in the production or performance of an abortion; and
(2) Every woman who knowingly submits to an abortion or solicits of another, for herself, the production of an abortion, or who purposely terminates her own pregnancy otherwise than by a live birth, shall be deemed guilty of a felony and shall be fined not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000) and/or imprisoned in the state prison for not less than one (1) and not more than five (5) years; provided, however, that no hospital, nurse, or other health care personnel shall be deemed in violation of this section if in good faith providing services in reliance upon the directions of a physician or upon the hospital admission of a patient for such purpose on the authority of a physician.
[18-606, added 1973, ch. 197, sec. 5, p. 442.]
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