Arizona Revised Statutes Section 36-2818 – Enforcement of this act; mandamus

A. If the department fails to adopt regulations to implement this chapter within one hundred twenty days of the effective date of this chapter, any citizen may commence a mandamus action in superior court to compel the department to perform the actions mandated under this chapter.

B. If the department fails to issue a registry identification card within forty-five days of the submission of a valid application or renewal, the registry identification card shall be deemed issued, and a copy of the registry identification card application or renewal is deemed a valid registry identification card.

C. If at any time after the one hundred forty days following the effective date of this chapter the department is not accepting applications or has not promulgated rules allowing qualifying patients to submit applications, a notarized statement by a qualifying patient containing the information required in an application pursuant to section 36-2804.02, subsection A, paragraph 3, together with a written certification issued by a physician within the ninety days immediately preceding the notarized statement, shall be deemed a valid registry identification card.

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