2019 Mississippi Code
Title 41 - Public Health
Chapter 21 - Individuals With Mental Illness or an Intellectual Disability
Persons in Need of Mental Treatment
§ 41-21-105. Civil and criminal immunity

Universal Citation: MS Code § 41-21-105 (2019)
  • (1) All persons acting in good faith in connection with the preparation or execution of applications, affidavits, certificates or other documents; apprehension; findings; determinations; opinions of physicians and psychologists; transportation; examination; treatment; emergency treatment; detention or discharge of an individual, under the provisions of Sections 41-21-61 through 41-21-107, shall incur no liability, civil or criminal, for such acts.

  • (2) No civil suit of any kind whatsoever shall be brought or prosecuted against the board, any member thereof, any director or employee for acts committed within the scope of their employment, except for wilful or malicious acts or acts of gross negligence.

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