Any person who willfully administers to any pregnant woman any drug or substance or uses or employs any instrument or other means to induce an abortion, miscarriage or premature delivery or aids, abets or prescribes for the same, unless the same is necessary to preserve her life or health and done for that purpose, shall on conviction be fined not less than $100.00 nor more than $1,000.00 and may also be imprisoned in the county jail or sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than 12 months.

(Code 1852, §64; Code 1867, §3605; Code 1876, §4192; Code 1886, §4022; Code 1896, §4305; Code 1907, §6215; Acts 1911, No. 450, p. 548; Code 1923, §3191; Code 1940, T. 14, §9; Acts 1951, No. 956, p. 1630; Code 1975, §13-8-4.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 13A-13-7

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1