26-7A-41. Physical and mental health examination--Placement in suitable facility--Report. The court may require an apparent, alleged, or adjudicated abused or neglected child, child in need of supervision, or delinquent child under jurisdiction of the court to be examined by a physician or qualified mental health professional. The court may place the child in a hospital or other suitable facility for that purpose and direct that an examination or evaluation report be submitted to the court. The court may consider the report at any adjudicatory or dispositional hearing.
Source: SDC 1939, § 43.0327 as added by SL 1968, ch 164, § 16; SL 1991, ch 217, § 50B; SDCL, § 26-8-22.12.
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