North Dakota Century Code Title 23. Health and Safety § 23-07.7-01. Court-ordered sexual offense medical testing
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1. The court may order any defendant charged with a sex offense under chapter 12.1-20 and any alleged juvenile offender with respect to whom a petition has been filed in a juvenile court alleging violation of chapter 12.1-20 to undergo medical testing to determine whether the defendant or alleged juvenile offender has any sexually transmitted diseases, including a test for infection with the human immunodeficiency virus or any other identified positive agent of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The court may not order a defendant charged with violating section 12.1-20-12.1 or 12.1-20-13 or an alleged juvenile offender with respect to when a petition has been filed in a juvenile court alleging violation of section 12.1-20-12.1 or 12.1-20-13 to undergo the testing authorized by this section. The court may order the testing only if the court receives a petition from the alleged victim of the offense or from the prosecuting attorney if the alleged victim has made a written request to the prosecuting attorney to petition the court for an order authorized under this section. On receipt of a petition, the court shall determine, without a hearing, if probable cause exists to believe that a possible transfer of a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus took place between the defendant or alleged juvenile offender and the alleged victim. If the court determines probable cause exists, the court shall order the defendant or alleged juvenile offender to submit to testing and that a copy of the test results be released to the defendant's or alleged juvenile offender's physician and each requesting victim's physician.
2. If a defendant is charged with a sexual offense under chapter 12.1-20 in which the alleged victim is compelled by force or threat to engage in sexual activity or sexual contact, the prosecuting attorney shall inform the alleged victim that the alleged victim may request that a test for infection with the human immunodeficiency virus or any other identified agent of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome be administered to the defendant. If the alleged victim requests that the test be administered, the prosecuting attorney shall notify the court. The court shall order that the test be administered within forty-eight hours after the date the complaint or information is filed or after the defendant's initial appearance.
3. If a test is ordered under subsection 1 or 2, the physicians for the defendant or alleged juvenile offender and requesting alleged victim must be specifically named in the court order, and the court order must be served on the physicians before any test.
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