10a NCAC 27H .0202       DEFINITIONS

For the purposes of Rules .0201 through .0207 of this Section the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

(1)           "Forensic Evaluation" means an examination ordered by the court to determine if the defendant has the capacity to proceed to trial, needs further treatment at an inpatient facility or further evaluation at the Pre‑Trial Evaluation Center.

(2)           "Pre‑Trial Evaluation Center" means the forensic unit at Dorothea Dix Hospital.

(3)           "Qualified Mental Health Professional" means the same as defined in 10A NCAC 27G .0104(c) contained in Division publication, Rules for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Facilities and Services, APSM 40-2.

(4)           "Qualified Substance Abuse Professional" means the same as defined in 10A NCAC 27G .0104(c) contained in Division publication, Rules for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Facilities and Services, APSM 40-2.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 15A‑1002; 143B‑147;

Eff. July 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1996; May 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.