2010 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
TITLE 4 - DISTRICT COURT - JURISDICTION
Subtitle 2 - Jurisdiction in General
Section 4-202 - Authority provided in Health - General Article.

§ 4-202. Authority provided in Health - General Article.
 

A District Court has the following authority provided in the Health - General Article: 

(1) Under Title 8 of that article, the authority to commit an individual for detoxification or for observation, evaluation, or treatment of alcoholism; 

(2) Under Title 8 of that article, the authority to commit an individual for observation, evaluation, or treatment of drug abuse; 

(3) Under Title 10 of that article, the authority to order emergency evaluation of an individual for a mental disorder; and 

(4) Under Title 12 of that article, authority as to the competency or sanity of a criminal defendant. 
 

[1982, ch. 21, § 5; 1990, ch. 6, § 2.] 
   

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