2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-2-206. Legal services.
The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services may provide for legal services, and the Commissioner may employ or contract with attorneys as needed and determine their salaries; provided, however, that the attorneys may appear for and represent the Commissioner, the Board of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, administrative supervisors of facilities and Department personnel in administrative hearings and other legal actions and proceedings. Provided, further, that the Attorney General shall continue to give his opinion to the Department and to prosecute and defend action therefor, if requested to do so.
Added by Laws 1982, c. 344, § 21, emerg. eff. June 2, 1982. Renumbered from § 28 by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 1990, c. 51, § 38, emerg. eff. April 9, 1990.
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