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Mental Health (Amendment) Act 2003

The Parliament of Victoria Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Australia, Victoria 21 October 2003 Legislation/regulation

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The purposes of this Act are—
(a) To amend the Mental Health Act 1986—

(i) To clarify and improve the operation of the provisions for involuntary patients and the making of community treatment orders;

(ii) To clarify and improve the operation of confidentiality provisions;

(iii) To make miscellaneous amendments;

(b) To amend the Coroners Act 1985 to ensure that the death of a patient who is not held in
care is a reportable death.


Mental Health (Amendment) Act 2003
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