2018 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802h - Protected Persons and Their Property
Section 45a-697 - (Formerly Sec. 45-78w). Informed consent. Refusal of sterilization.
If the court does not find that the respondent is able to give informed consent, such court shall retain its jurisdiction and shall determine whether such sterilization is in the best interest of the respondent. Notwithstanding the finding of the court, the respondent can refuse sterilization, provided the court concludes that the respondent understands the nature and consequences of such refusal.
(P.A. 79-543, S. 8, 14.)
History: Sec. 45-78w transferred to Sec. 45a-697 in 1991.