SECTION .0200 ‑ HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEES

 

10A NCAC 28A .0201       PURPOSE OF HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEES

A human rights committee shall be established at each state facility to provide an additional safeguard for protecting the human, civil, legal and treatment rights of clients who, due to impairments resulting from mental retardation, mental illness or substance abuse, may be less able to articulate and exercise their legal entitlements than those not impaired.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑64; 131E‑67; 143B‑147;

Eff. October 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 24, 2017.