§ 14-44 Using drugs or instruments to destroy unborn child
§ 14-45 Using drugs or instruments to produce miscarriage or injure pregnant woman
§ 14-45.1 When abortion not unlawful
§ 14-46 Concealing birth of child
§ 14-46.1 Prohibit sale of the remains of an unborn child resulting from an abortion or miscarriage

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 14 > Article 11 - Abortion and Kindred Offenses

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.