§ 23-10.1-3. General powers and duties.
(a) The department is charged with the execution of the laws relating to the emergency admission and custody of drug intoxicated individuals.
(b) The department may adopt rules and regulations that it may deem necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter to insure the safety and promote the welfare of individuals committed to its custody pursuant to this chapter.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 14, § 20.)