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New Jersey Abortion Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Abortion Laws

Code Section (Abortion) repealed effective September 1, 1979. No replacement statute enacted (2A:65A6)
Statutory Definition of Illegal AbortionPartial birth abortion prohibited unless necessary to save life of mother (found unconstitutional 41 F. Supp. 2d 478. aff'd 220 F3d 127 (2000))
Statutory Definition of Legal Abortion-
Penalty for Unlawful Abortion-
Consent Requirements-
Residency Requirements for Patients-
Physician Licensing Requirements-

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