MENTAL HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 258 of 1974
330.1744 Freedom of movement.
(1) The freedom of movement of a recipient shall not be restricted more than is necessary to provide mental health services to him or her, to prevent injury to him or her or to others, or to prevent substantial property damage, except that security precautions appropriate to the condition and circumstances of an individual admitted by order of a criminal court or transferred as a sentence-serving convict from a penal institution may be taken.
(2) A restriction adopted under the authority of subsection (1), the date it expires, and justification for its adoption shall be promptly noted in the record of the recipient.
(3) A restriction adopted under the authority of subsection (1) shall be removed when the circumstance that justified its adoption ceases to exist.
History: 1974, Act 258, Eff. Aug. 6, 1975
Am. 1995, Act 290, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996
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