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Mental Health Care Act

The Parliament of Jamaica Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Jamaica 31 December 2009 Legislation/regulation involuntary admission, mental health system, mental health treatment

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An act to repeal the Mental Health Act and the Lunatics (Custody of and Management of their Estates) Act and to make new provisions with respect to the treatment and care of mentally disordered persons and with respect to their property and affairs; and for connected purposes.

Operational Date: September 1, 1999
Last Amendment: 2009

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