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Volume XIII Mental Disorders: Chapter: 63:02

Republic of Botswana; Republic of Botswana Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Botswana 31 December 1966 Legislation/regulation legal capacity, mental health care

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This document outlines the legislation pertaining to mental health for the Republic of Botswana. Included sections address; reception orders, effect of a reception order, urgent cases, temporary treatment of voluntary patients, provisions of medical certificates given under parts II, III, and IV, procedure after issue of a reception order, patients residing in private dwelling houses, review and termination of detention, the mental health board, offences and penalties and, general and supplementary information.


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