2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 2C:47-1 - Referral to adult diagnostic and treatment center; commitment; examination

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2C:47-1. Referral to adult diagnostic and treatment center; commitment; examination
2C:47-1. Referral to Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center; Commitment; Examination.

Whenever a person is convicted of the offense of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact, kidnapping pursuant to paragraph (2) of subsection c. of N.J.S.2C:13-1, endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual conduct which would impair or debauch the morals of the child pursuant to subsection a. of N.J.S.2C:24-4, endangering the welfare of a child pursuant to paragraph (4) of subsection b. of N.J.S.2C:24-4, or an attempt to commit any such crime, the judge shall order the Department of Corrections to complete a psychological examination of the offender, except the judge shall not require a psychological examination if the offender is to be sentenced to a term of life imprisonment without eligibility for parole. The examination shall include a determination of whether the offender's conduct was characterized by a pattern of repetitive, compulsive behavior and, if it was, a further determination of the offender's amenability to sex offender treatment and willingness to participate in such treatment. The court's order shall contain a determination of the offender's legal settlement in accordance with subdivision D of article 3 of chapter 4 of Title 30 of the Revised Statutes.

L.1978, c.95; amended 1979, c.178, s.101; 1994, c.130, s.5; 1998, c.72, s.1.

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