(405 ILCS 5/4-600)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 4-600)
(a) Unless otherwise indicated, hearings under this Chapter
shall be held pursuant to this Article. Hearings shall be held in such
quarters as the court directs. To the extent practical, hearings shall
be held at the developmental disabilities facility where the respondent
is located. Any party may request a change of venue transfer to any other
county because of the convenience of parties or witnesses or the condition
of the respondent. The respondent may have the proceedings transferred
to the county of his residence.
(b) If the court grants a continuance on its own motion or upon the motion
of one of the parties, the respondent may continue to be detained pending
further order of the court. Such continuance shall not extend beyond 15
days except to the extent that continuances are requested by the respondent.
(Source: P.A. 80-1414.)