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Drug and Alcohol Treatment Act 2007 No 7

Minister of Health and Minister of Healthy Lifestyles State of New South Wales Country Resources Substance Abuse Legislation Australia, New South Wales 15 July 2007 Legislation/regulation alcohol, drugs legislation

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The Act provides for the health and safety of persons with severe substance dependence through involuntary detention, care, treatment and stabilisation. The Act has replaced the Inebriates Act 1912 with the aim to provide effective and supportive drug and alcohol involuntary treatment that is more consistent with contemporary values of human rights and dignities of severely dependent people.

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