TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.8
Abuse in Health Care Facilities

SECTION 23-17.8-12


§ 23-17.8-12 Records of the department of mental health, retardation, and hospitals.

In any administrative, civil, or criminal proceeding in which the status of the license of any facility which is licensed by the department of mental health, retardation, and hospitals is in issue, certified copies of relevant documents on file with the department and the certified statement of the director, his or her equivalent or his or her duly appointed designee as to the status of the license, shall be admissible as evidence of the status of the license, subject to the right of the defendant to subpoena these records in rebuttal. Upon request, copies shall be provided to the person or his or her counsel at least three (3) days before the proceeding.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 318, § 7; P.L. 1993, ch. 386, § 1.)