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Tennessee Code 33-5-403. Prerequisites to involuntary commitment

Tennessee Code > Title 33 > Chapter 5 > Part 4 > § 33-5-403. Prerequisites to involuntary commitment


Current as of: 2010

IF AND ONLY IF

(1) a person has mental retardation, AND

(2) the person poses a substantial likelihood of serious harm under § 33-6-501 because of the mental retardation, AND

(3) the person needs care, training, or treatment because of the mental retardation, AND

(4) all available less drastic alternatives to judicial commitment are unsuitable to meet the needs of the person, AND

(5) the district attorney general files a complaint to require involuntary care and treatment under § 33-5-402,

THEN

(6) the person may be judicially committed to involuntary care and treatment in the custody of the commissioner in proceedings conducted in conformity with chapter 3, part 6, of this title.

[Acts 2000, ch. 947, § 1.]

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