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A patient's rights to his personal effects shall be respected. The chief medical officer may take temporary custody of such effects when required for medical reasons. The facility shall make reasonable efforts to assure the safety of the patient's belongings, but no employee or staff member shall be responsible for loss of or damage to such property where reasonable safety precautions have been taken.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Georgia Code Title 37. Mental Health § 37-3-143 - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ga/title-37-mental-health/ga-code-sect-37-3-143.html
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