TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-22
Developmental Disabilities

SECTION 40.1-22-20


§ 40.1-22-20 Exclusiveness of this chapter.

Where under any provision of any existing law, except in the case of a person held under criminal process, any person coming within the definition of a developmentally disabled adult as defined in this chapter, shall have recourse to or be dealt with as provided in this chapter, exclusively.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 324, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-43.1-20; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 122, § 2; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 139.)