Chapter 1 Public Policy Concerning Performance of Abortions; Use of Public Funds; Civil Actions
Chapter 2 Requirements for Performance of Abortion; Criminal Penalties
Chapter 3 Treatment of Aborted Remains
Chapter 4 Sex Selective and Disability Abortion Ban

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 16 > Article 34

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • alternative fuel: means liquefied petroleum gas, a compressed natural gas product, or a combination of liquefied petroleum gas and a compressed natural gas product, not including a biodiesel fuel or biodiesel blend, used in an internal combustion engine or a motor to propel a motor vehicle. See Indiana Code 4-4-32.3-1
  • any other disability: means any disease, defect, or disorder that is genetically inherited. See Indiana Code 16-34-4-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Down syndrome: means a chromosomal disorder associated with an extra chromosome 21 or an effective trisomy for chromosome 21. See Indiana Code 16-34-4-2
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • medical record: means written or printed information possessed by a provider (as defined in IC 16-18-2-295) concerning any diagnosis, treatment, or prognosis of the patient, unless otherwise defined. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • minor: means a person less than eighteen (18) years of age. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • motor vehicle: means any vehicle that:

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  • office: refers to the Indiana office of energy development established by Indiana Code 4-4-32.3-4
  • potential diagnosis: refers to the presence of some risk factors that indicate that a health problem may occur. See Indiana Code 16-34-4-3
  • sex selective abortion: means an abortion that is performed solely because of the sex of the fetus. See Indiana Code 16-34-4-4
  • unit: means a county, city, town, township, or school corporation. See Indiana Code 4-4-32.3-6
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5