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Mental Health Act No. 18 of 1973

Republic of South Africa Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides South Africa 26 March 1973 Legislation/regulation inpatient, mental health facility, mental health treatment

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To provide for the reception, detention and treatment of persons who are mentally ill; and to provide for incidental matters.

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