22 CRR-NY 152.1NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 22. JUDICIARY
SUBTITLE A. JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER I. STANDARDS AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES
SUBCHAPTER C. RULES OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS
PART 152. MENTAL HEALTH PARTS
22 CRR-NY 152.1
22 CRR-NY 152.1
152.1 Establishment of mental health courts.
(a) Following consultation with and agreement of the presiding justice of the appropriate Appellate Division, the Chief Administrator of the Courts may establish mental health parts in Supreme Court or County Court ("Superior Court mental health parts") in any county and assign one or more justices or judges to preside therein. Each Superior Court mental health part shall have as its purpose the hearing and determination of:
(1) criminal cases that are commenced in the Superior Court and that are identified by the court as appropriate for disposition by a Superior Court mental health part; and
(2) criminal cases that are commenced in other courts of the county, and that are identified as appropriate for disposition by a Superior Court mental health part and transferred to that part as provided for in section 152.2 of this Part.
(b) Where necessary to best utilize available court and community resources for actions or proceedings involving defendants with mental heath problems, the Chief Administrator of the Courts may establish mental health parts in one or more City or District Courts or Town or Village Justice Courts ("local court mental health parts") in such county, and assign one or more justices or judges to preside therein. Each local court mental health part shall have as its purpose the hearing and determination of:
(1) criminal actions or proceedings that are commenced in a City or District Court or Town or Village Justice Court that are identified as appropriate for disposition by a local mental health part and transferred to that part as provided for in section 152.3 of this Part.
22 CRR-NY 152.1
Current through March 31, 2021
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