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An Act Respecting the Protection of Persons whose Mental State Presents a Danger to Themselves or to Others

Government of Quebec Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Quebec 31 December 2002 Legislation/regulation involuntary admission, mental health care, prevention

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1. The provisions of this Act complement the provisions of the Civil Code concerning the confinement in a health and social services institution of persons whose mental state presents a danger to themselves or to others, and the provisions concerning the psychiatric assessment carried out to determine the necessity for such confinement.

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