2013 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 24 - Health and Safety
Article 9A - Maternal, Fetal and Infant Experimentation
Section 24-9A-2 - Pregnant woman. (1979)


NM Stat § 24-9A-2 (2013) What's This?

24-9A-2. Pregnant woman. (1979) 
A.   No woman, known to be pregnant according to generally accepted medical standards, shall be involved as a subject in any clinical research activity unless:   
(1)   the purpose of the activity is to meet the health needs of the mother or the fetus and the fetus will be placed at risk only to the minimum extent necessary to meet such needs; or   
(2)   there is no significant risk to the fetus.   
B.   An activity permitted under Subsection A of this section may be conducted only if the mother is legally competent and has given her informed consent after having been fully informed regarding possible impact on the fetus.   
  History: Laws 1979, ch. 132, § 2. 

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