§ 21-28.2-14 Proceedings with respect to juveniles.
Nothing in this chapter shall deprive any narcotic addict of the right to the jurisdiction of the family court, provided that if the family court in accordance with the procedures as set out in this chapter determines that any person is a narcotic addict the court shall certify the defendant to the care and custody of the department in accordance with the procedures specified in this chapter, provided that facilities are available.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 163, § 1.)