2014 Alaska Statutes
Title 18 - HEALTH, SAFETY, HOUSING, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND PUBLIC DEFENDER
Chapter 18.16 - REGULATION OF ABORTIONS
Sec. 18.16.090 Definitions.
In this chapter,
(1) "abortion" means the use or prescription of an instrument, medicine, drug, or other substance or device to terminate the pregnancy of a woman known to be pregnant, except that "abortion" does not include the termination of a pregnancy if done with the intent to
(A) save the life or preserve the health of the unborn child;
(B) deliver the unborn child prematurely to preserve the health of both the pregnant woman and the woman's child; or
(C) remove a dead unborn child;
(2) "unemancipated" means that a woman who is unmarried and under 17 years of age has not done any of the following:
(A) entered the armed services of the United States;
(B) become employed and self-subsisting;
(C) been emancipated under AS 09.55.590 ; or
(D) otherwise become independent from the care and control of the woman's parent, guardian, or custodian.
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