(405 ILCS 5/3-604)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-604)
No person detained for examination under this Article on
the basis of a petition alone may be held for more than 24 hours unless
within that period a certificate is furnished to or by the mental health
facility. If no certificate is furnished, the respondent shall be released forthwith.
(Source: P.A. 80-1414.)