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Mental Health Care Act 1999

Norwegian Government Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Norway 31 December 2007 Legislation/regulation human rights, mental health care

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The mental health care act in Norway, aiming to ensure that mental health care is applied and implemented in a satisfactory manner and in accordance with the fundamental principles of the rule of law. The purpose is also to ensure that the measures described in the Act are grounded on the needs of the patient and respect for human dignity.

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