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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 6. ADMISSIONS AND JUDICIAL COMMITMENTS [6000 - 6825]

  ( Division 6 repealed and added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1667. )

PART 2. JUDICIAL COMMITMENTS [6250 - 6825]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1667. )

CHAPTER 4. Execution of Commitment Orders [6740 - 6751]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1667. )

ARTICLE 5. Medical Examiners [6750 - 6751]
  ( Heading of Article 5 added by Stats. 1968, Ch. 1374. )

6750.
  

The superior court judge of each county may grant certificates in accordance with the form prescribed by the State Department of State Hospitals, showing that the persons named therein are reputable physicians licensed in this state, and have been in active practice of their profession at least five years. When certified copies of such certificates have been filed with the department, it shall issue to such persons certificates or commissions, and the persons therein named shall be known as “medical examiners.” There shall at all times be at least two such medical examiners in each county. The certificate may be revoked by the department for incompetency or neglect, and shall not be again granted without the consent of the department.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 24, Sec. 148. (AB 1470) Effective June 27, 2012.)

6751.
  

The department shall keep in its office a record showing the name, residence, and certificate of each duly qualified medical examiner. Immediately upon the receipt of each duly certified copy of a medical examiner’s certificate, it shall file the same, and advise him of its receipt and filing.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1667.)

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