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      CHC 1415     


Art. 1415.  Burden of proof; order

If the court finds by clear and convincing evidence that the minor has a mental illness or suffers from substance abuse of such severity that hospitalization is necessary and that he can benefit from inpatient treatment, it shall order his continued confinement in a designated treatment facility which is medically suitable and least restrictive of his liberty.

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

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