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Art. 1429.  Application for judicial commitment

A.  If the minor patient admitted to a treatment facility pursuant to this Chapter is a proper candidate for judicial commitment pursuant to Chapter 9 of this Title, the director of the treatment facility, or any interested party, may apply for such commitment under provisions of Chapter 9 of this Title.

B.  Such a minor patient, hospitalized on an emergency certificate, for whom a petition for judicial commitment has been filed in court may continue to be detained for a further period on order of the court.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §14, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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