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Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003

Parliament of New Zealand Country Resources Intellectual disability New Zealand 31 December 2003 Legislation/regulation convicted, human rights

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Legislation to provide courts with appropriate compulsory care and rehabilitation options for persons who have an intellectual disability and who are charged with, or convicted of, an offence; to recognise and safeguard the special rights of individuals subject to this Act; and
to provide for the appropriate use of different levels of care for individuals who, while no longer subject to the criminal justice system, remain subject to this Act.

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