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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 5. COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES [5000 - 5961.5]

  ( Division 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1667. )
  

PART 1. THE LANTERMAN-PETRIS-SHORT ACT [5000 - 5556]

  ( Heading of Part 1 amended by Stats. 1968, Ch. 1374. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Involuntary Treatment [5150 - 5349.1]

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

ARTICLE 2. Court-Ordered Evaluation for Mentally Disordered Persons [5200 - 5213]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1667. )

  
5200.  

Any person alleged, as a result of mental disorder, to be a danger to others, or to himself, or to be gravely disabled, may be given an evaluation of his condition under a superior court order pursuant to this article. The provisions of this article shall be carried out with the utmost consideration for the privacy and dignity of the person for whom a court-ordered evaluation is requested.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1667.)