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An Act to establish patient rights of persons receiving psychiatric care at evaluation or treatment facilities

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Office of the Governor Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Northern Mariana Islands (Commonwealth of) 7 January 1994 Legislation/regulation human rights, inpatient, involuntary admission, mental health care, mental health facility, outpatient

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This Act shall be known as the "Patient's Rights Act". The rights set forth in this Act shall be afforded every person receiving assessment, evaluation, care or treatment at an evaluation or treatment facility, whether voluntary or involuntary, inpatient or outpatient.

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