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Act on the Improvement of Mental health and the Support for Welfare Services for Mental Patients (2017)

Government of the Republic of Korea Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Republic of Korea 30 May 2017 Legislation/regulation involuntary admission, mental health care, mental health service

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The purpose of this Act is to contribute to improving public mental health and bettering mentally ill persons' lives as human beings by providing for matters necessary for preventing and medically treating mental diseases, rehabilitation, welfare, and guarantee of rights of mentally ill persons, and the development of an environment friendly to mental health.

[Enforcement Date 30. May, 2017.] [Act No.14224, 29. May, 2016., Whole Amendment]

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