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SECTION 9.19
Voluntary and informal admissions; notices
Mental Hygiene (MHY) CHAPTER 27, TITLE B, ARTICLE 9
§ 9.19 Voluntary and informal admissions; notices.

The director shall cause all patients admitted as voluntary or
informal patients to be informed once during each one hundred twenty
days of hospitalization of their status and rights, including their
right to avail themselves of the facilities of the mental hygiene legal
service. At the time of such periodic notification, the written consent
of a patient to his continued stay as a voluntary or informal patient
shall be obtained and a copy thereof shall be given to the mental
hygiene legal service.