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Hawaii Abortion Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Abortion Laws

Code Section 453-16
Statutory Definition of Illegal AbortionFailure to meet standards for legal abortion
Statutory Definition of Legal AbortionTerminate pregnancy of nonviable fetus
Penalty for Unlawful AbortionFine to $1,000 and/or imprisonment to 5 years
Consent Requirements-
Residency Requirements for Patients90 days immediately preceding abortion
Physician Licensing RequirementsLicensed M.D. or osteopath, licensed hospital

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