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34-20A-86Right to examination by physician and counselor of choice--Employment by court when necessary.

The person whose commitment or recommitment is sought shall be informed of the person's right to be examined by a licensed physician and an addiction counselor of the person's choice. If the person is unable to obtain a licensed physician or an addiction counselor and requests examination by a physician or an addiction counselor, the court shall employ a licensed physician or an addiction counselor.

Source: SL 1974, ch 240, § 12 (j); SL 1985, ch 277, § 34; SL 2016, ch 15, § 22.


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