§ 30-5-1 Definitions
§ 30-5-2 Persons and institutions exempt
§ 30-5-3 Criminal abortion

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 30 > Article 5

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • justified medical termination: means the intentional ending of the pregnancy of a woman at the request of said woman or if said woman is under the age of eighteen years, then at the request of said woman and her then living parent or guardian, by a physician licensed by the state of New Mexico using acceptable medical procedures in an accredited hospital upon written certification by the members of a special hospital board that: . See New Mexico Statutes 30-5-1
  • pregnancy: means the implantation of an embryo in the uterus. See New Mexico Statutes 30-5-1
  • special hospital board: means a committee of two licensed physicians or their appointed alternates who are members of the medical staff at the accredited hospital where the proposed justified medical termination would be performed, and who meet for the purpose of determining the question of medical justification in an individual case, and maintain a written record of the proceedings and deliberations of such board. See New Mexico Statutes 30-5-1