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34-20A-77Order of involuntary commitment--Adequacy of treatment.

If after hearing all relevant evidence, including the results of any diagnostic examination, the court finds that grounds for involuntary commitment have been established by clear and convincing proof, it shall make an order of commitment to any appropriate accredited treatment facility. It may not order commitment of a person unless it determines that the proposed facility is able to provide adequate and appropriate treatment for him and the treatment is likely to be beneficial.

Source: SL 1974, ch 240, § 12 (d); SL 1985, ch 277, § 27.


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