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정신보건법법 시행령 (Enforcement Decree of the Mental Health Act)

Government of the Republic of Korea Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Republic of Korea 1 January 2014 Legislation/regulation inpatient, mental health care, rehabilitation

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이 영은 정신보건법에서 위임된 사항과 동법의 시행에 관하여 필요한 사항을 규정함을 목적으로 한다.

This (Presidential) Enforcement Decree specifically defines and prescribes matters necessary to enforce the Mental Health Act. This Enforcement Decree covers topics such as: matters to be included in the National Mental Health Projects Plan; duties of mental health specialists; definition of types of institutions/organizations and facilities mentioned in the articles of the Mental Health Act; matters related to the hospitalization, discharge, restraint and protection of persons with mental illness; formation and operation of the Mental Health Deliberative Committee and the Mental Health Adjudication Committee, etc.

[Note: A Presidential Enforcement Decrees is a type of legislation secondary to an Act or Statute (enacted by the National Assembly) such as the Mental Health Act, designed to prescribe specific matters necessary for the enforcement of the primary Act. Presidential Enforcement Decrees are enacted by the Cabinet or State Council.]

Last Amended on 30 December, 2013
Wholly Amended on 05 June, 1998
First Enacted on 31 December, 1996

This document was uploaded to MiNDbank on March 15, 2014.


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