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43A-1-104.


43A-1-104.
   
   The Oklahoma Legislature hereby declares that the public policy of
   this state is to assure adequate treatment of persons alleged to be in
   need of mental health treatment or treatment for drug or alcohol
   abuse, to establish behavioral standards for determination of
   dangerousness of persons in need of such treatment, to allow for the
   use of the least restrictive alternative in the determination of the
   method of treatment, to provide orderly and reliable procedures for
   commitment of persons alleged to be in need of treatment consistent
   with due process of law, and to protect the rights of patients
   hospitalized pursuant to law.
   

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