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Art. 1451.  Conversion to voluntary status

A.  No director of a treatment facility shall prohibit any minor with mental illness or minor suffering from substance abuse from applying for conversion of involuntary or emergency admission status to voluntary admission status.

B.  Any minor patient on an involuntary admission status shall have the right to apply for a writ of habeas corpus to have his admission status changed to voluntary status.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §14, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 2014, No. 811, §33, eff. June 23, 2014.

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