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§ 122C‑210.1.  Immunityfrom liability.

No facility or any of itsofficials, staff, or employees, or any physician or other individual who isresponsible for the custody, examination, management, supervision, treatment,or release of a client and who follows accepted professional judgment,practice, and standards is civilly liable, personally or otherwise, for actionsarising from these responsibilities or for actions of the client.  Thisimmunity is in addition to any other legal immunity from liability to whichthese facilities or individuals may be entitled and applies to actionsperformed in connection with, or arising out of, the admission or commitment ofany individual pursuant to this Article. (1899, c. 1, s. 31; Rev., s.4560; C.S., s. 6172; 1961, c. 511, s. 1; 1973, c. 673, s. 10; 1983, c. 638, s.15; c. 864, s. 4; 1985, c. 589, s. 2; 1995 (Reg. Sess., 1996), c. 739, s. 3.)