Chapter 15 - Judicial Commitment of Mentally Ill or Deficient

13.1501 Diagnosis, treatment and care of mental illness or deficiency.

The diagnosis, treatment, and care of persons…

13.1502 Commitment of mentally ill or deficient person—Notification procedure and emergency commitment procedure.

The trial division of the High Court may, aft…

13.1503 Commitment hearing.

A commitment hearing shall be held, and shall…

13.1504 Causes for commitment.

(a) Mental illness or deficiency are not of t…

13.1505 Right to counsel.

(a) At all stages of the commitment process,…

13.1506 Transfers.

Persons committed under this chapter may be t…

13.1507 Periodic review.

At 9-month intervals following the date of or…

13.1508 Release.

The physician in charge of places designated…

13.1509 Apprehension.

Persons who have been committed under this ch…

13.1510 Civil rights and competency.

A presumption of legal incompetency shall exi…