2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 5A - Partial-Birth Abortion Ban
Section 30-5A-3 - Prohibition of partial-birth abortions.

NM Stat § 30-5A-3 (2016) What's This?

30-5A-3. Prohibition of partial-birth abortions.

No person shall perform a partial-birth abortion except a physician who has determined that in his opinion the partial-birth abortion is necessary to save the life of a pregnant female or prevent great bodily harm to a pregnant female:

A. because her life is endangered or she is at risk of great bodily harm due to a physical disorder, illness or injury, including a condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy; and

B. no other medical procedure would suffice for the purpose of saving her life or preventing great bodily harm to her.

History: Laws 2000, ch. 55, 3.

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