2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-8-105. Court certification.

43A OK Stat § 43A-8-105 (2015) What's This?

The procedure for court certification to a private hospital or facility shall be the same as that pertaining to court certification of consumers to state mental hospitals in the Mental Health Law, except that before commitment to a private hospital or facility is made a written report will be submitted to the court containing the following information:

1. The name of the petitioner, relative, or guardian requesting commitment to a private hospital or facility, and the name of the private hospital or facility;

2. The name of the physician who will be the attending physician during the period of the hospitalization of the consumer in such private hospital or facility. The qualifications for the attending physician shall be the same as those set forth for a “qualified examiner” by the Mental Health Law; and

3. A statement by the person in charge of the private hospital or facility, or someone designated by the person in charge, that the alleged mentally ill person will be admitted on presentation of a valid order for admission. This statement shall be dated no more than five (5) days prior to the date of the hearing.

Added by Laws 1957, p. 418, § 5, emerg. eff. June 5, 1957. Amended by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 92, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Renumbered from § 185 of this title by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 2005, c. 150, § 65, emerg. eff. May 9, 2005; Laws 2008, c. 401, § 17, eff. Nov. 1, 2008.

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