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Mental Health Act 2007

Government of New South Wales, Australia Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Australia, New South Wales 3 December 2007 Legislation/regulation

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An Act to make provision with respect to the care, treatment and control of mentally ill and mentally disordered persons and other matters relating to mental health; and for other purposes.


Chapter 1 Preliminary
1 Name of Act 2
2 Commencement 2
3 Objects of Act 2
4 Definitions 2
Chapter 2 Voluntary admission to facilities
5 Admission on own request 6
6 Voluntary admission of children 6
7 Voluntary admission of persons under guardianship 6
8 Discharge of voluntary patients 7
9 Review of voluntary patients 7
10 Detention of voluntary patients in mental health facilities 7
11 Review of decisions made by authorised medical officer to refuse
admission or discharge voluntary patient 8


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