Title 34-B: BEHAVIORAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES HEADING: PL 1995, C. 560, PT. K, §7 (RPR);
2001, C. 354, §3 (AMD)
Chapter 7: DUE PROCESS IN STERILIZATION ACT OF 1982
§7014. Confidentiality; court costs
1.Confidentiality of proceedings and records.
All court proceedings occurring under this chapter are confidential and closed to
the public, unless the person seeking sterilization or being considered for sterilization,
personally or through that person's attorney, requests that the proceedings be open
to the public. Records of the court proceedings are not open to inspection by the
public without the consent, personally or through that person's attorney, of the person
seeking sterilization or for whom sterilization is being considered.
1993, c. 360, Pt. I, §2 (AMD)
2.Costs and fees.
The court, after considering the financial resources of the parties concerned and
the source of a petition under this chapter, shall assess court costs and attorneys'
1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW)
1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW).
1993, c. 360, §I2 (AMD).
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