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§ 10-710. Placement of minors

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 10. Mental Health Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Rights of Mentally Ill Individuals in Facilities (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 10-710
§ 10-710. Placement of minors
In general
(a) Each minor who is being cared for or treated in a residential, State facility shall be placed in a unit for minors and may not be placed in a unit where adults are placed, unless the individual plan of treatment for the minor provides otherwise.
Petition to compel compliance
(b) A person, on behalf of the minor, may file a petition in the circuit court for the county where the facility is located, to compel compliance with this section.


Added by Acts 1982, c. 21, § 2, eff. July 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 1983, c. 405, § 1, eff. July 1, 1983; Acts 1984, c. 480, §§ 1, 2, eff. July 1, 1984.
Formerly Art. 59, § 37.
MD Code, Health - General, § 10-710, MD HEALTH GEN § 10-710
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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