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[81 STAT. 735]
[81 STAT. 735]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

81 STAT.]

735

PUBLIC LAW 90-226-DEC. 27, 1967

"(c) The offenses referred to in subsection (b) of this section are— " (1) those offenses specified in the following sections of the Act of March 3, 1901: Section 806 (relating to assault) (D.C. Code, sec. 22-504), section 824 (relating to unlawful entry) (D.C. Code, sec. 22-3102), and section 829 (relating to receiving stolen goods) (D.C. Code, sec. 22-2205); and "(2) attempts to commit the offenses specified in the following sections of the Act of March 3, 1901: Section 823 (relating to housebreaking) (D.C. Code, sec. 22-1801), section 826 (relating to grand larceny) (D.C. Code, sec. 22-2201), and section 826b (relating to unauthorized use of vehicles) (D.C. Code, sec. 22-2204)."

Offenses.

31 Stat. 1322. 66 Stat. 766. 67 Stat. 9 3.

Post, p. 736. 50 Stat. 628. 37 Stat. 656.

TITLE II SEC. 201. Section 927 of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia", approved March 3, 1901 (D.C. Code, sec. 24-301), is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsections: "(i) When a person has been ordered confined in a hospital for the mentally ill pvirsuant to this section and has escaped from such hospital, the court which ordered confinement shall, upon request of the Government, order the return of the escaped person to such hospital. The return order shall be effective throughout the United States. Any Federal judicial officer within whose jurisdiction the escaped person shall be found shall, upon receipt of the return order issued by the committing court, cause such person to be apprehended and delivered up for return to such hospital. " (j) Insanity shall not be a defense in any criminal proceeding in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia or in the District of Columbia court of general sessions, unless the accused or his attorney in such proceeding, at the time the accused enters his plea of not guilty or within fifteen days thereafter or at such later time as the court may for good cause permit, files with the court and serves upon the prosecuting attorney written notice of his intention to rely on such defense."

I n s a n e criminals. 69 Stat. 609.

TITLE III SEC. 301. (a) Any person arrested in the District of Columbia may ti,^7c,f quesUonbe questioned with respect to any matter for a period not to exceed ing. three hours immediately following his arrest. Such person shall be iiJ^*"'^°"'" advised of and accorded his rights under applicable law respecting any such interrogation. In the case of any such arrested person who is released w'ithout being charged with a crime, his detention shall not be recorded as an arrest in any official record. (b) Any statement, admission, or confession made by an arrested person within three hours immediately following his arrest shall not

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