2014 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 3 - Offenses Involving Families, Dependents, Etc.
Chapter 28 - Abuse of Adults
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 5-28-105 - Spiritual treatment alone not abusive.

AR Code § 5-28-105 (2014) What's This?

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to imply that a reported adult endangered person or adult impaired person, who is being furnished with treatment by spiritual means alone through prayer in accordance with the tenets and practices of a recognized church or religious denomination by an accredited practitioner of the recognized church or religious denomination, is for that reason alone a person who is:

(1) Endangered;

(2) Abused;

(3) Neglected;

(4) Maltreated; or

(5) Exploited.

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