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USA. 1979 ‘Meaning of Terms - Adjudicated as a Mental Defective.’ Code of Federal Regulations, Title 27, Chapter II, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Department of Justice; Title 27, Chapter II (Section 478.11). Washington, DC: Congress of the United States. 28 September
Section 478.11 Meaning of terms…
Act. 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44.
Adjudicated as a mental defective.
(a) A determination by a court, board, commission, or other lawful authority that a person, as a result of marked subnormal intelligence, or mental illness, incompetency, condition, or disease:
(1) Is a danger to himself or to others; or
(2) Lacks the mental capacity to contract or manage his own affairs.
(b) The term shall include —
(1) A finding of insanity by a court in a criminal case; and
(2) Those persons found incompetent to stand trial or found not guilty by reason of lack of mental responsibility pursuant to articles 50a and 72b of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 U.S.C. 850a, 876b…
[T.D. ATF–48, 43 FR 13536, Mar. 31 1978; 44 FR55842, Sept. 28, 1979]