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Involuntary Civil Commitment Act of 1993

Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Northern Mariana Islands (Commonwealth of) 31 December 1993 Legislation/regulation inpatient, involuntary admission, mental health facility

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Legislation to provide procedures for the evaluation and treatment of mentally ill persons. The act establishes procedures for 72-hour emergency detention and evaluation without court hearing, and for emergency and non-emergency involuntary civil commitment after a court hearing for specified periods of time.

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