§1583.1. Diagnostic psychiatric center and facilities for delinquent juvenile
examinations at Charity Hospital
The Department of Public Safety and Corrections in conjunction with
the Louisiana Department of Health, through the Charity Hospital of Louisiana
at New Orleans, shall as soon as funds are available establish a diagnostic
psychiatric center for delinquent children at the Charity Hospital of Louisiana
at New Orleans and shall provide temporary facilities for them when a juvenile
judge issues an order for their examination and/or treatment, at the institution,
as provided for in R.S. 13:1583. Upon request of the Department of Public
Safety and Corrections a court may order such treatment for a juvenile
pursuant to R.S. 15:907.
Added by Acts 1974, No. 562, §1. Amended by Acts 1978, No. 786,
§1, eff. July 17, 1978; Acts 1984, No. 567, §4.