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Section 330.1498c

MENTAL HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 258 of 1974


330.1498c Definitions; P to S.

Sec. 498c.

   As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:
  (a) "Person in loco parentis" means a person who is not the parent or guardian of a minor, but who has either legal custody of a minor or physical custody of a minor and is providing support and care for the minor.
  (b) "Suitable for hospitalization" means a determination concerning a minor that all of the following criteria are met:
  (i) The minor is a minor requiring treatment.
  (ii) The minor is in need of hospitalization and is expected to benefit from hospitalization.
  (iii) An appropriate, less restrictive alternative to hospitalization is not available.


History: Add. 1984, Act 186, Imd. Eff. July 3, 1984 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 290, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 524, Imd. Eff. Jan. 12, 1999


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