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Law Related to Mental Health and Welfare of the Person with Mental Disorder: Full Text as Amended (Law No. 94 Dated June 23,2006)

Government of Japan Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Japan 23 June 2006 Legislation/regulation mental health care, mental health system

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The purpose of this Law is to provide person(s) with mental disorder with
medical care and protection, and in combination with the Law to Support Independence of Disabled Persons(Law No. 123 of 2005)to offer necessary assistance for promoting their social rehabilitation, self-support and participation in socio-economic activities, and to endeavor to prevent onset thereof, maintain and promote mental health of the people in general, to thereby advance general well-being of the person(s) with mental disorder and to enhance mental health of the people in general.


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