Mississippi Code Title 41. Public Health § 41-41-51. Definitions

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For purposes of Sections 41-41-51 through 41-41-63, the following definitions shall apply:

(a) “Minor” means any person under the age of eighteen (18) years;

(b) “Emancipated minor” means any minor who is or has been married or has by court order or otherwise been freed from the care, custody and control of her parents;

(c) “Abortion” means the use of any instrument, medicine, drug or any other substance or device with intent to terminate the pregnancy of a woman known to be pregnant, with intent other than to increase the probability of a live birth, to preserve the life or health of the child after live birth, or to remove a dead fetus.

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