Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-1.10

SECTION 23-1.10-14

§ 23-1.10-14. Visitation rights – Mail and other communications.

(a) Subject to reasonable rules regarding hours of visitation which the director may adopt, patients in any approved treatment facility shall be granted opportunities for adequate consultation with counsel, and for continuing contact with family and friends consistent with an effective treatment program.

(b) Neither mail nor other communication to or from a patient in any approved treatment facility may be intercepted, read, or censored. The director may adopt reasonable rules regarding the use of telephone by patients in approved treatment facilities.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1972, ch. 130, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 40.1-4-14; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 14, § 4.)