WVC 16 - 2 I- 5
§16-2I-5. Procedure in case of medical emergency.
When a medical emergency compels the performance of an
abortion, the physician shall inform the female, prior to the
abortion if possible, of the medical indications supporting the
physician's judgment that an abortion is necessary to avert her
death or that a twenty-four-hour delay will create serious risk of
substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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