2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-5-308. Order authorizing admission.

43A OK Stat § 43A-5-308 (2015) What's This?

The order of the judge of the district court authorizing the admission of an applicant as a voluntary consumer pursuant to the provisions of the Mental Hospital Voluntary Admission Procedures Act shall contain the following findings:

1. A physician licensed in this state personally examined the person requesting inpatient admission for psychiatric care;

2. Such physician certified that the person has a mental condition that requires inpatient admission;

3. The person knowingly and willingly consented to voluntary inpatient admission;

4. The person fully understands the benefits, consequences, conditions, and side effects of inpatient admission and treatment, and agrees to them; and

5. An arrangement for the transportation of the person to the inpatient facility.

Added by Laws 1963, c. 81, § 5, emerg. eff. May 21, 1963. Amended by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 72, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Renumbered from § 555 of this title by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 2005, c. 150, § 45, emerg. eff. May 9, 2005; Laws 2008, c. 401, § 16, eff. Nov. 1, 2008.

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