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The trial shall be had as provided by law for the trial of criminal causes, and if tried before a jury the person shall be discharged unless a verdict that he is a mentally disordered sex offender is found unanimously by the jury. If the judge adjudges or the verdict of the jury is that he is a mentally disordered sex offender the judge shall adjudge that fact and make an order similar to the original order for commitment to the department for placement in a state hospital or to a county mental health director for placement in an appropriate facility. The order committing the person to the department for placement in a state hospital or other facility shall be presented to the superintendent of the state hospital or other facility or other representative of the department to whom the person is committed.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 6321 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/welfare-and-institutions-code/wic-sect-6321.html
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