2020 Montana Code Annotated
Title 50. Health and Safety
Chapter 20. Abortion
Part 3. Woman's Right to Know
50-20-303. Definitions

Universal Citation: MT Code § 50-20-303 (2020)

50-20-303. Definitions. As used in this part, unless the context requires otherwise, the following definitions apply:

(1) "Medical emergency" means a condition that, on the basis of the physician's good faith clinical judgment, so complicates the medical condition of a pregnant woman as to necessitate the immediate abortion of the woman's pregnancy to avert the woman's death or for which a delay will create serious risk of substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function.

(2) "Physician" means a person licensed to practice medicine under Title 37, chapter 3.

(3) "Pregnant" or "pregnancy" means that female reproductive condition of having an unborn child in the woman's body.

(4) "Unborn child" means the offspring of human beings from conception until birth.

History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 566, L. 1995.

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