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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 206 : CARE FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

Subchapter 003 : JUDICIAL PROCEEDING; PERSONS WITH AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY WHO PRESENT A DANGER OF HARM TO OTHERS

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 8843)
  • § 8843. Findings and order

    (a) In all cases, the court shall make specific findings of fact and state its conclusions of law.

    (b) If the court finds that the respondent is not a person in need of custody, care, and habilitation, it shall dismiss the petition.

    (c) If the court finds that the respondent is a person in need of custody, care, and habilitation, it shall order the respondent committed to the custody of the Commissioner for placement in a designated program in the least restrictive environment consistent with the respondent's need for custody, care, and habilitation for an indefinite or a limited period. (Added 1987, No. 248 (Adj. Sess.), § 9.)