2012 California Codes
WIC - Welfare and Institutions Code
DIVISION 4.5 - SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED [4500 - 4868]
CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions
Developmental disabilities alone shall not constitute sufficient justification for judicial commitment. Instead, persons with developmental disabilities shall receive services pursuant to this division. Persons who constitute a danger to themselves or others may be judicially committed pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 6500) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of Division 6 if evidence of such danger is proven in court.
(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 25, Sec. 7. Effective June 27, 2012.)
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