TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-5
Mental Health Law

SECTION 40.1-5-23

§ 40.1-5-23. Access to information.

The mental health advocate shall have access to the following information:

(1) The names of all persons in treatment, and the date and place where treatment was begun, unless the patient specifically objects in writing. The patient shall be informed of his or her right to so object at the time of his or her admission.

(2) All written protests and withdrawals of protests of involuntary treatment.

(3) All current records required to be maintained under the provisions of this chapter, pertaining to individualized treatment plans and notices of denials of special rights, provided that the patient in treatment or guardian gives written permission.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 119, § 1; P.L. 1976, ch. 215, § 1.)