2009 West Virginia Code
§27-1-6. State hospital.
CHAPTER 27. MENTALLY ILL PERSONS
ARTICLE 1. WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED.
§27-1-6 State hospital.
"State hospital" means any hospital, center or institution, or part thereof, established, maintained and operated by the department of health, or by the department of health in conjunction with a political subdivision of the state, to provide inpatient or outpatient care and treatment for the mentally ill, mentally retarded or addicted. The terms "hospital" and "state hospital" exclude correctional and regional jail facilities.
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