2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:100 — Leaves of absence for patients

§100.  Leaves of absence for patients

The superintendent may grant to patients leaves of absence for such time and upon such conditions as he prescribes.  In granting leave, the superintendent is subject to the restrictions provided in R.S. 28:96.  

A patient on leave may be returned at any time by the superintendent or the person to whom he has been released.  The cost of return shall be paid by the latter.  

Mental defectives and epileptics, whose leaves are indefinite, can be returned at any time until formal discharge, but other patients shall renew their leaves yearly or are liable to become automatically discharged in accordance with R.S. 28:99.  

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