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As used in this chapter, mental illness or addiction" means any condition for which a person my be detained, cared for or treated in a mental institution, in a facility designed by a county pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 5150) of Part 1 of Division 5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, or in a similar facility.

(Amended by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1099.)