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2020 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Mental Health Service
Part 7 - Discharge From Inpatient Treatment
§ 33-6-705. Discharge of Person No Longer Meeting Standards for Admission
Universal Citation: TN Code § 33-6-705 (2020)
- a person was admitted to a hospital for treatment of mental illness or serious emotional disturbance under any provision of this title other than chapter 6, part 5 of this title, AND
- the person no longer meets the standards under which the admission took place, AND
- the person's detention is not otherwise authorized under the part under which the person was admitted,
- the person shall be discharged.
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