2011 North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 90 Medicine and Allied Occupations.
Article 1I - Woman's Right to Know Act.
90-21.90. Assurance of informed consent.


NC Gen Stat § 90-21.90 What's This?

90‑21.90. Assurance of informed consent.

(a) All information required to be provided under G.S. 90‑21.82 to a woman considering abortion shall be presented to the woman individually and, except for information that may be provided by telephone, in the physical presence of the woman and in a language the woman understands to ensure that the woman has adequate opportunity to ask questions and to ensure the woman is not the victim of a coerced abortion.

(b) Should a woman be unable to read the materials provided to the woman pursuant to this section, a physician or qualified professional shall read the materials to the woman in a language the woman understands before the abortion. (2011‑405, s. 1.)

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