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§122C‑252.  Twenty‑four hour facilities for custody and treatment ofinvoluntary clients.

State facilities, 24‑hourfacilities licensed under this Chapter or hospitals licensed under Chapter 131Emay be designated by the Secretary as facilities for the custody and treatmentof involuntary clients. Designation of these facilities shall be made inaccordance with rules of the Secretary that assure the protection of the clientand the general public. Facilities so designated may detain a client under theprocedures of Parts 7 and 8 of this Article both before a district courthearing and after commitment of the respondent. (1973, c. 726, s. 1; c. 1408,s. 1; 1977, c. 400, s. 4; c. 679, s. 8; c. 739, s. 1; 1979, c. 358, s. 27; c.915, s. 4; 1983, c. 380, ss. 4, 10; c. 638, ss. 6, 7, 25.1; c. 864, s. 4; 1985,c. 589, s. 2.)