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      CHC 1445     


Art. 1445.  Order of hearing

A.  Witnesses and evidence tending to show that the minor who is the subject of the petition is a proper subject for judicial commitment shall be presented first.

B.  The minor respondent or his counsel shall have the right to present evidence and cross-examine witnesses who may testify at the hearing.

C.  If the minor respondent or his attorney notified the court not less than three days before the hearing that he wishes to cross-examine the examining physicians, the court shall order such physicians to appear in person or by deposition.

D.  If the minor respondent is present at the hearing and is medicated, the court shall be informed of the medication and its common effects.

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

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