2010 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Mental Health Service
Part 4 - Emergency Involuntary Admission to Inpatient Treatment
33-6-414 - Detention for twenty-four (24) hours if judge not available.

33-6-414. Detention for twenty-four (24) hours if judge not available.

If the judge is not available and all other provisions of this part have been complied with, the admitting facility may hold the defendant for not more than twenty-four (24) hours pending a court order under § 33-6-413, and the staff may render only necessary emergency treatment.

[Acts 2000, ch. 947, § 1.]  

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