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Lei de Saúde Mental – Lei n.º 36/98 (Mental Health Law 36/98)

Parliament of Portugal; Portugal Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Portugal 24 July 1998 Legislation/regulation human rights, mental health care, policy

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A presente lei estabelece os princípios gerais da política de saúde mental e regula o internamento compulsivo dos portadores de anomalia psíquica, designadamente das pessoas com doença mental.

This law establishes the general principles of mental health policy and regulates the compulsory care of people with psychic anomaly, particularly of people with mental illness.

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