§ 26-21-1 Legislative purpose and findings
§ 26-21-2 Definitions
§ 26-21-3 Written consent of parent or guardian to performing abortion on unemancipated minor; written statement where abortion to be performed on emancipated minor; waiver of consent requirement; coercion; forms
§ 26-21-4 Procedure for waiver of consent requirement – Notice to parents or guardian prohibited; participation in proceedings; right to counsel; assistance in preparing petition; confidentiality; contents of petition; precedence of proceeding; rules of procedure
§ 26-21-5 Medical emergencies
§ 26-21-6 Penalties for violation of chapter
§ 26-21-6.1 Civil action under chapter
§ 26-21-7 Nonliability of physician for claims arising out of disclosure of information; nondisclosure of information regarding abortion pursuant to court order; physician has no duty to secure waiver
§ 26-21-8 Confidentiality of records and information involving court proceedings; statistical records; penalty for disclosure; reports to Bureau of Vital Statistics

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 26 > Chapter 21 - Parental Consent to Performing Abortion Upon Minor

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