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SECTION 9.09
Notices to mental hygiene legal service concerning minors
Mental Hygiene (MHY) CHAPTER 27, TITLE B, ARTICLE 9
§ 9.09 Notices to mental hygiene legal service concerning minors.

When any person under the age of eighteen years is admitted to or is
converted from one admission status to another in any hospital, written
notice of such admission or conversion shall be given to the mental
hygiene legal service within three days thereof and such notice shall
specify the age of and admission procedure applicable to such person. No
such person shall be transferred to any other hospital without the prior
consent of such person and the prior written consent of his parent or
legal guardian unless three days prior written notice of such proposed
transfer is given to the mental hygiene legal service and an opportunity
is afforded to the service to see such person and to review the proposed
transfer. Immediately upon release or transfer of any such person, the
director of the hospital shall give the mental hygiene legal service
written notice thereof.