2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:91 — Transfer to mental institution

PART IV.  TRANSFER, DISCHARGE, LEAVE OF ABSENCE,

RETURN OF ESCAPED PATIENTS, BOARDING OUT OF PATIENTS

INTERSTATE RENDITION AND DEPORTATION

§91.  Transfer to mental institution

The judge shall designate or shall request the superintendent to provide an attendant to conduct the patient to the institution and may authorize the employment of assistants if necessary.  

Wherever practicable, the mental patient to be hospitalized shall be permitted to be accompanied by one or more of his friends or relatives.  

Upon delivering the patient, the attendant shall indorse that fact upon a warrant and the superintendent receiving the patient shall sign the warrant in acknowledgment.  

Amended by Acts 1954, No. 701, §1.  

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