The Insanity Law of the State of New York; A Compilation of Statutes Relating to the Insane and to Institutions for Their Care and Treatment

The Insanity Law of the State of New York; A Compilation of Statutes Relating to the Insane and to Institutions for Their Care and Treatment

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...county of Dutchess, and used for the purposes of the hospital for insane criminals, shall continue to be known as the Matteawan state hospital, to be used for the purpose of holding in custody and caring for such insane persons as may be committed to the said institution by courts of criminal jurisdiction, or transferred thereto by the state commission in lunacy, and for such convicted persons as may be declared insane while undergoing sentence of one year or less or for a misdemeanor at any of the various penal institutions of the state, and for all female convicts becoming insane while undergoing sentence. 111. Superintendent of state prisons to make rules and regulations. The superintendent of state prisons, subject to the approval of the state commission in lunacy, shall make by-laws and regulations for the government of the hospital and the management of its affairs. 112. Medical superintendent. The superintendent of state prisons shall, whenever there is a vacancy, appoint a medical superintendent for the Matteawan state hospital, who shall be a well-educated physician of at least five years' actual experience in a hospital for the care and treatment of the insane. 113. Medical superintendent as treasurer of the hospital. The medical superintendent shall be the treasurer of the hospital, and before entering upon his duties, shall file with the comptroller of the state his undertaking to the people with sureties to be approved by the superintendent of state prisons, to the effect that he will faithfully perform his trust as such treasurer. He shall have the custody of the moneys, securities and obligations belonging to the hospital, and shall open with some bank, in the vicinity of the hospital, to he selected with the...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236605276
  • 9781236605276