2016 Idaho Statutes
Title 18 - CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Chapter 6 - ABORTION AND CONTRACEPTIVES
Section 18-610 - REFUSAL TO CONSENT BY PREGNANT WOMAN -- EFFECT.

ID Code § 18-610 (2016) What's This?

18-610. Refusal to consent by pregnant woman -- Effect. Notwithstanding any provision of law permitting valid consent for medical or surgical procedures to be given by a person or persons other than the patient, the refusal of any pregnant woman, irrespective of age or competence, to submit to an abortion shall be grounds for a physician or hospital otherwise authorized to proceed, to decline performance of an abortion and/or to submit the matter of consent to adjudication by a court of competent jurisdiction.

History:
[18-610, added 1973, ch. 197, sec. 9, p. 442.]

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