PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED
171-A:27 Custody and Transportation.
I. Any law enforcement officer shall take custody of persons who are subject to proceedings for involuntary admission under the following circumstances:
(a) Upon issuance by an administrator or designee of a complaint for delivery for review pursuant to RSA 171-A:23, II;
(b) Upon a determination to revoke a conditional discharge temporarily pursuant to RSA 171-A:23, III; or
(c) As necessary to ensure the presence of the person at hearings or examinations conducted under RSA 171-A or 171-B, to effect a transfer between receiving facilities, or to carry out any other lawful order of a court.
II. A law enforcement officer shall also transport any person taken into custody to the appropriate receiving facility, court, place of examination, or other location.
Source. 1994, 408:8, eff. Jan. 1, 1995.