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CHAPTER 23A-10A

INQUIRY INTO DEFENDANT'S MENTAL COMPETENCY TO PROCEED

23A-10A-1      Definition of mental incompetency.
23A-10A-2      Incompetent person cannot be tried, sentenced or punished.
23A-10A-3      Hearing on mental condition--Mental examination and report.
23A-10A-4      Commitment--Finding required--Duration.
23A-10A-4.1      Recovery of defendant--Notice--Hearing--Discharge--Bail.
23A-10A-4.2      Findings as to mental competence not prejudicing insanity defense--Inadmissible.
23A-10A-5      Suspension of proceedings pending determination of defendant's competency.
23A-10A-6      Rules governing competency proceedings.
23A-10A-6.1      Burden and standard of proof.
23A-10A-7 to 23A-10A-9.      Repealed.
23A-10A-10      Expense of maintenance of defendant committed.
23A-10A-11, 23A-10A-12.      Repealed.
23A-10A-13      Approved facility defined.
23A-10A-14      Facility's report--Probability that defendant will become competent within a year--Length of commitment determined by court--Review after one-year commitment.
23A-10A-15      Length of detention for Class A or B felony.
23A-10A-16      Time in approved facility credited to term of imprisonment
23A-10A-17      Statistical report on competency examinations.


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