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Section 330.1498b

MENTAL HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 258 of 1974


330.1498b Definitions; C to M.

Sec. 498b.

   As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:
  (a) "Court" means the probate court or the court with responsibility with regard to mental health services for the county in which a minor who has requested hospitalization, for whom a request for hospitalization has been made, or who has been hospitalized pursuant to this chapter either resides or was found.
  (b) "Minor requiring treatment" means either of the following:
  (i) A minor with a substantial disorder of thought or mood that significantly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or ability to cope with the ordinary demands of life.
  (ii) A minor having a severe or persistent emotional condition characterized by seriously impaired personality development, individual adjustment, social adjustment, or emotional growth, which is demonstrated in behavior symptomatic of that impairment.


History: Add. 1984, Act 186, Imd. Eff. July 3, 1984 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 155, Imd. Eff. June 14, 1988 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 290, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996


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