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Canadian Criminal Code (Code criminel du Canada)

Government of Canada Minister of Justice Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Canada 17 June 2020 Legislation/regulation legal capacity, mental health system

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Criminal Code Section XXI deals with Mental Disorder addressing: interpretation of the term; assessment orders; assessment reports; protected statements; fitness to stand trial; verdict of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder; review boards; disposition hearings; dispositions by a court or review board; dual status offenders; appeals; review of dispositions; power to compel appearance; stay of proceedings; interprovincial transfers; and, enforcement of orders and regulations.

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