Arizona Abortion Laws
|Code Section||13-3603; 36-2152|
|Statutory Definition of Illegal Abortion||By drug, instrument with intent to procure miscarriage (unless necessary to save mother's life). Partial Birth Abortion: Felony unless to save the life of the mother if no other medical procedure would save the mother's life|
|Statutory Definition of Legal Abortion||Necessary to preserve life of mother|
|Penalty for Unlawful Abortion||Imprisonment 2 to 5 years|
|Consent Requirements||Written consent of one parent or legal guardian if unmarried or unemancipated patient is under 18, except by court order or medical emergency|
|Residency Requirements for Patients||-|
|Physician Licensing Requirements||-|
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