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I am pretty surr it hinges on the voluntary or involuntary part and not just the fact one was pink papered
If you were "Pink papered" (Section 12), then you were in fact INVOLUNTARILY committed.

As a matter of fact, section 12 specifically requires that a person be given the option of signing in voluntarily before they can be held under a section.

"(c) No person shall be admitted to a facility under the provisions of this section unless he, or his parent or legal guardian in his behalf, is given an opportunity to apply for voluntary admission..."
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