Maine Revised Statutes

§3476. Spiritual treatment

1. Treatment not considered abuse, neglect or exploitation.  An incapacitated or dependent adult shall not be considered to be abused, neglected or exploited solely because treatment is by spiritual means by an accredited practitioner of a recognized religious organization.
[ 1981, c. 527, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Treatment to be considered if requested.  When medical treatment is authorized, under this chapter, treatment by spiritual means by an accredited practitioner of a recognized religious organization may also be considered if requested by the incapacitated or disabled adult or his caretaker.
[ 1981, c. 527, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1981, c. 527, §2 (NEW).

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