TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-5
Mental Health Law

SECTION 40.1-5-39


§ 40.1-5-39 Deprivation of rights of persons admitted to facilities.

Any person who willfully withholds from or denies to any person admitted to a facility as defined in this chapter, any of his or her rights as granted in this chapter, shall, on conviction thereof, be fined not exceeding two thousand dollars ($2,000) or imprisoned not exceeding two (2) years at the discretion of the court.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1966, ch. 100, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 40-20-25, Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970; G.L. 1956, § 40.1-5-25; P.L. 1974, ch. 119, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 136.)