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Mental Health (Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health) Act 1997

The Parliament of Victoria Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Australia, Victoria 25 November 1997 Legislation/regulation

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The main purpose of this Act is to establish the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health.

Section Page
1. Purpose 1
2. Commencement 1
3. Definitions 2
4. Objects of Principal Act 2
5. New Part 6A inserted in Mental Health Act 1986 2
117A. Definitions 2
117B. Establishment of Institute 3
117C. Functions and powers of the Institute 3
117D. Institute is an approved mental health service 5
117E. Establishment of Council 5
117F. Constitution of Council 5
117G. Resignation and removal 6
117H. Clinical Director 7
117I. Chief executive officer 9
117J. Other staff 9
117K. Procedure of Council 10
117L. Validity of acts or decisions 11
117M. Immunity 11
117N. Directions 11
117O. Corporate plan 12
117P. Statement of corporate intent: contents 13
117Q. Corporate plan to be followed 14
117R. Nothing void merely because of non-compliance 14
117S. Council to give notice of significant events 14
117T. Reports to Minister 15
117U. Annual report 15
6. Amendment of Health Services Act 1988 15
17AB. Definition 15


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