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' fees.
1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW)
1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW).
1993, c. 360, §I2 (AMD).
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