§ 21-28.2-4. Medical examination.
The department shall designate facilities and physicians and establish procedures for the conduct of medical examinations pursuant to this chapter. In all these cases the department shall designate two (2) qualified physicians to examine the patient. The department shall provide for the use of accepted medical procedures, tests, and treatment, which may include, but are not limited to, narcotic antagonists and thin layer chromotography. Upon conclusion of the medical examination, the persons conducting the medical examination shall promptly transmit a report of the examination to the court that directed the medical examination. If after reviewing the report the court is not satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to believe the person is a narcotic addict, it shall dismiss the petition and discharge the person. If after reviewing the report the court is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to believe the person is a narcotic addict, it shall proceed as hereinafter provided.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 163, § 1.)