La. Code Crim. Proc. art. 646

Current with changes from the 2020 Second Extraordinary Session through Act 60
Section 646 - Examination by physician retained by defense or district attorney

The court order for a mental examination shall not deprive the defendant or the district attorney of the right to an independent mental examination by a physician or mental health expert of his choice, and such physician or mental health expert shall be permitted to have reasonable access to the defendant for the purposes of the examination.

La. Cr.P. § 646

Acts 1999, No. 1104, §1.