Section 5123.88 | Writ of habeas corpus.
April 9, 1981
House Bill 965 - 113th General Assembly
Any person detained pursuant to this chapter shall be entitled to the writ of habeas corpus upon proper petition by himself or a friend to any court generally empowered to issue the writ of habeas corpus in the county in which the person is detained.
No person may bring a petition for a writ of habeas corpus that alleges that a person involuntarily detained pursuant to this chapter is no longer mentally retarded subject to institutionalization by court order unless the person shows that the release procedures of division (H) of section 5123.76 of the Revised Code are inadequate or unavailable.
Available Versions of this Section
- April 9, 1981 – House Bill 965 - 113th General Assembly [ View April 9, 1981 Version ]
- October 12, 2016 – Amended by House Bill 158 - 131st General Assembly [ View October 12, 2016 Version ]