Mississippi Code Title 97. Crimes § 97-3-13. Malicious confinement as mentally ill; punishment
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Every person or officer who maliciously sends to or confines in a psychiatric hospital or institution or other place, any sane person as a person with mental illness, knowing the person to be sane, shall be guilty of a felony, and, on conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment in the Penitentiary not more than one (1) year, or in the county jail not more than six (6) months.
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