§ 21-28.2-12. Retention, supervision, and transfer.
The department may retain any narcotic addict certified to its care and custody in a rehabilitation center or other facility designated by the department, or under any form of supervision it may deem appropriate, or may assign or transfer the narcotic addict to the facilities or supervision of any other department or agency of the state or of a person, association, or corporation providing facilities or services approved by the department provided that any assignment or transfer shall be pursuant to procedures prescribed by law and rules and regulations adopted by the department and agreed to by the department, agency, person, association, or corporation, and provided, that no narcotic addict certified to the care and custody of the department pursuant to §§ 21-28.2-3 21-28.2-11 shall be assigned or transferred to any correctional institution. A person assigned or transferred shall continue to be under the jurisdiction of the department except that the person shall be temporarily cared for, treated, or supervised by the department, agency, person, association, or corporation to which he or she is transferred.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 163, § 1.)