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§15A‑1322.  Temporary restraint.

If the judge finds that thereare reasonable grounds to believe that the defendant‑respondent ismentally ill, as defined in G.S. 122C‑3, and is dangerous to himself orothers, and the judge determines upon appropriate findings of fact that it isappropriate to proceed under the provisions of this Article, he may order thatthe respondent be held under appropriate restraint pending proceedings underG.S. 15A‑1321. (1977, c. 711, s. 1; 1985, c. 589, s. 12.)