TITLE 16

Health and Safety

Mental Health

CHAPTER 52. Interstate Compact on the Mentally Disordered Offender

§ 5201. Interstate Compact; enactment.

The Interstate Compact on the Mentally Disordered Offender, hereinafter called “the compact,” is enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein, in the form substantially as follows:

16 Del. C. 1953, §  5201;  57 Del. Laws, c. 685, §  170 Del. Laws, c. 186, §  1

§ 5202. Department of Health and Social Services; authority to contract.

The Department of Health and Social Services may negotiate and enter into contracts on behalf of this State pursuant to Article III of the compact and may perform such contracts, provided that no funds, personnel, facilities, equipment, supplies or materials shall be pledged for, committed or used on account of any such contract, unless legally available therefor.

16 Del. C. 1953, §  5202;  57 Del. Laws, c. 658, §  1