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Code of Alabama
Title 26 - Infants and Incompetents
> Code of Alabama Title 26, Chapter 25 - Leaving Abandoned Infant With Emergency Medical Services Provider
Code of Alabama Title 26, Chapter 25 - Leaving Abandoned Infant With Emergency Medical Services Provider
Section 26-25-1 - Possession and Protection of Abandoned Child.
(a) An emergency medical services provider, without a court order, shall take possession of a child who is 72 hours old or younger if the...
Section 26-25-2 - Notification to Department of Human Resources.
(a) No later than the close of the first business day after the date on which an emergency medical services provider takes possession of a...
Section 26-25-3 - Affirmative Defense Under Criminal Prosecution.
It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under Sections 13A-13-4, 13A-13-5, and 13A-13-6, if the parent voluntarily delivers the child to an emergency medical services...
Section 26-25-4 - Emergency Medical Services Provider.
For the purposes of this chapter, an emergency medical services provider shall mean a licensed hospital, as defined in Section 22-21-20, which operates an emergency...
Section 26-25-5 - Liability.
No person or other entity subject to the provisions of this chapter shall be liable to any person for any claim for damages as a...
Last modified: November 15, 2016