CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
ABORTION AND CONTRACEPTIVES
18-618. CiVIL CAUSES OF ACTION. (1) Any female upon whom an abortion has been attempted or performed, or the father of the unborn child who was the subject of the abortion if the father was married to the woman who received the abortion at the time the abortion was attempted or performed, or a maternal grandparent of the unborn child in the event the mother is deceased, may maintain an action for actual damages against the person who in knowing or reckless violation of section 18-617, Idaho Code, attempted or performed the abortion. The court may, in its discretion, award punitive damages pursuant to section 6-1604, Idaho Code, and enjoin further violations of sections 18-617 through 18-621, Idaho Code.
(2) A cause of action for injunctive relief against any person who has knowingly or recklessly violated sections 18-617 through 18-621, Idaho Code, may be maintained by a county prosecuting attorney with appropriate jurisdiction or by the attorney general. The injunction shall prevent the abortion provider from performing further abortions in violation of sections 18-617 through 18-621, Idaho Code, in this state.
[18-618, added 2015, ch. 270, sec. 2, p. 1124.]
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