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The Vermont Statutes Online


Title 18 : Health


(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 7614)
  • § 7614. Psychiatric examination

    As soon as practicable after notice of the commencement of proceedings is given, the court on its own motion or upon the motion of the proposed patient or his or her attorney or the State of Vermont shall authorize examination of the proposed patient by a psychiatrist other than the physician making the original certification. The examination and subsequent report or reports shall be paid for by the State of Vermont. The physician shall report his or her finding to the party requesting the report or to the court if it requested the examination. (Added 1977, No. 252 (Adj. Sess.), § 21.)