Sec. 426. Upon delivery to a peace officer of a petition and a physician's or licensed psychologist's clinical certificate, the peace officer shall
take the individual named in the petition into protective custody and transport the individual immediately to the preadmission
screening unit or hospital designated by the community mental health services program
for hospitalization under section 423. 1 If the individual taken to a preadmission screening unit meets the requirements
for hospitalization, then unless the community mental health services program makes
other transportation arrangements, the peace officer shall take the individual to
a hospital designated by the community mental health services program. Transportation to another hospital due to a transfer is the responsibility of the
community mental health services program.
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