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Sentencing and Mental Health Acts (Amendment) Act 2005

Parliament of Victoria Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Australia, Victoria 31 December 2005 Legislation/regulation

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The purpose of this Act is—
(a) to amend the Sentencing Act 1991 with respect to orders that may be made for mentally-ill offenders;

(b) to amend the Mental Health Act 1986 with respect to involuntary patients and security

(c) to amend the Corrections Act 1986 to allow parole orders to be made for persons in
detention under hospital security orders;

(d) to amend the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 to allow certain forensic patients and forensic residents to apply for leave;

(e) to make consequential amendments to other Acts.


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