commitment order

Definition of "commitment order"
  1. A decree from a court mandating that an individual be detained, often in a jail or mental health facility
How to use "commitment order" in a sentence
  1. The judge issued a commitment order to keep the suspect in custody pending trial.
  2. The psychiatric evaluation led to a commitment order for the mentally ill person.
  3. Due to his threatening behavior, police sought a commitment order for his detention.

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