§ 16-12-140. Criminal abortion.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 16. CRIMES AND OFFENSES

Chapter 12. OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH AND MORALS

Article 5. ABORTION

Current through 2019-2020 Chapter 609

§ 16-12-140. Criminal abortion

(a) A person commits the offense of criminal abortion when, in violation of Code Section 16-12-141, he or she administers any medicine, drugs, or other substance whatever to any woman or when he or she uses any instrument or other means whatever upon any woman with intent to produce a miscarriage or abortion.
(b) A person convicted of the offense of criminal abortion shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than ten years.

Cite as OCGA § 16-12-140

History. Amended by 2012 Ga. Laws 631, §; 2, eff. 1/1/2013.