§ 21-28.2-18. Discharge of certified narcotic addicts.
Any other provisions of this article notwithstanding, a narcotic addict certified to the care and custody of the department may be discharged from that care and custody in order to serve another certification, commitment, or sentence, provided the period of the other certification, commitment, or sentence is likely to extend beyond the termination of the certification from which he or she would be discharged.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 163, § 1.)