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Informal admissions
Mental Hygiene (MHY) CHAPTER 27, TITLE B, ARTICLE 9
§ 9.15 Informal admissions.

The director of any hospital approved by the commissioner for such
purpose may receive therein as an informal patient any suitable person
in need of care and treatment requesting admission thereto. Such person
may be admitted as a patient without making formal or written
application therefor and any such patient shall be free to leave such
hospital at any time after such admission.