New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4-24.1 - Civil Rights And Medical Care For Mentally Ill

30:4-24.1. Civil rights and medical care for mentally ill
Every individual who is mentally ill shall be entitled to fundamental civil rights and to medical care and other professional services in accordance with accepted standards, provided however that this shall not be construed to require capital construction. Every individual between the ages of 5 and 20 years shall be entitled to education and training suited to his age and attainments.

Every patient shall have the right to participate in planning for his own treatment to the extent that his condition permits.

L.1965, c. 59, s. 9. Amended by L.1975, c. 85, s. 1, eff. May 7, 1975.

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