Pennsylvania Statutes Title 18 Pa.C.S.A. Crimes and Offenses § 3220. Construction

(a) Referral to coroner.--The provisions of section 503(3) of the act of June 29, 1953 (P.L. 304, No. 66), known as the “Vital Statistics Law of 1953,”   1 shall not be construed to require referral to the coroner of cases of abortions performed in compliance with this chapter.

(b) Other laws unaffected.--Apart from the provisions of subsection (a) and section 3214 (relating to reporting) nothing in this chapter shall have the effect of modifying or repealing any part of the “Vital Statistics Law of 1953” or section 5.2 of the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L. 744, No. 222), known as the “Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.”   2

(c) Required statement.--When any provision of this chapter requires the furnishing or obtaining of a nonnotarized statement or verification, the furnishing or acceptance of a notarized statement or verification shall not be deemed a violation of that provision.

1 35 P.S. § 450.503(3).
2 43 P.S. § 955.2.

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