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Mental Health Amendment Bill 2012

Bill No.289
SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to remove two of the five alternative criteria that enable a psychiatrist to make a person they consider to be mentally ill an involuntary patient as stated under section 26 of the current Mental Health Act 1996 and to amend the Mental Health Act 1996.

Private Members Bill introduced by Whitely, Mr Martin

Status Legislative Assembly Second Reading
This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent
Bill History
Acts Amended by this Bill (Blue Bills)
Related Committee Activity
Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Paper
Messages regarding this Bill
Superseded Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Papers (SNPs)
Comparisons between versions of Bills
Conference of Managers