Article 145 bis of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. Will be punished with a fine of six to twelve months and special disqualification from providing services of any kind in clinics, establishments or gynecological offices, public or private, for a period of six months to two years, which in the cases contemplated by law, perform an abortion:

a) without having verified that the woman has received prior information regarding rights, benefits and public aid to support maternity;

b) without having elapsed the waiting period contemplated in the legislation;

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c) without taking into account the mandatory prior opinions;

d) outside an accredited public or private center or establishment. In this case, the judge may impose the sentence in its upper half.

2. In any case, the judge or court will impose the penalties provided for in this article in its upper half when the abortion has been performed after the twenty-second week of gestation.

3. The pregnant woman will not be punished in accordance with this precept.

art 145 bis cp