voluntary admission

voluntary admission

See Commitment.
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It was known, by the voluntary admission of the owner of the mad-house, that she was received there on the twenty-seventh of July.
Confession to a crime is a voluntary admission before an authorized court by an accused in a sound state of mind.
He said Jenkin was offered voluntary admission to hospital but declined and only showed interest in cognitive behavioural therapy which he agreed to be referred to.
The voluntary admission to a health facility came after the athlete's second driving under the influence, or DUI, arrest.
Anthony wrote his nonfiction book Voluntary Admission to illustrate to everyone currently suffering an undiagnosed mental illness what events transpire once you do ask for help.
The event first began accepting voluntary admission fees in the mid-1990s.
Later that same day she was assessed at the mother and baby unit at the Southern General and an arrangement was made for her voluntary admission early that evening, however, she was not refused the opportunity to remain there until her bed became available.
However, it is submitted that even in the absence of express statutory provision, voluntary admission requires the patient to have the mental capacity to consent to such admission.
Voluntary admission of the offence may not result in a more lenient treatment.
He said for a caution to be used there must be evidence of the offender's guilt, sufficient to give a realistic prospect of conviction, and there must be "clear and reliable evidence of a voluntary admission that relates to all elements of the alleged offence" - that the offender must admit the offence.
Cardiff Crown Court heard Hawkins made a voluntary admission of some of the charges when he was arrested - but was now denying the seven sexual charges against him.

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