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  • Acts
  • 1997
  • Chapter 165 AN ACT RELATIVE TO NOTICES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH IN CERTAIN PROBATE PROCEEDINGS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. Paragraph (a) of section 6 of chapter 201 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1996 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence.

SECTION 2. Section 7 of said chapter 201, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 3 to 5, inclusive, the words "the department of mental health, in the case of a petition filed pursuant to section six, or".

SECTION 3. Section 13 of said chapter 201, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the words "mentally ill or".

SECTION 4. Said section 13 of said chapter 201, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 6 and 7, the words "the department of mental health in the case of a guardianship established pursuant to section six or".

SECTION 5. Section 7 of chapter 206 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1 and 2, the words "mentally ill or".

SECTION 6. Said section 7 of said chapter 206, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 3 and 4, the words "the department of mental health in the case of a mentally ill person or".

SECTION 7. Section 24 of said chapter 206, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 5 and 6, the words "to the department of mental health in the case of mentally ill persons or".

Approved November 25, 1997.