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As used in this article, “mentally disordered sex offender” means any person who by reason of mental defect, disease, or disorder, is predisposed to the commission of sexual offenses to such a degree that he is dangerous to the health and safety of others. Wherever the term “sexual psychopath” is used in any code, such term shall be construed to refer to and mean a “mentally disordered sex offender.”
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 6300 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/welfare-and-institutions-code/wic-sect-6300/
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