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Mental Health Act 2009

Australia Government of South Australia Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides South Australia 31 December 2009 Legislation/regulation

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An Act to make provision for the treatment, care and rehabilitation of persons with serious
mental illness with the goal of bringing about their recovery as far as is possible; to confer
powers to make orders for community treatment, or inpatient treatment, of such persons
where required; to provide protections of the freedom and legal rights of mentally ill
persons; and for other purposes.


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