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Mental Health Amendment Bill 2012

Bill No. 289
Long Title The 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
Current Bill

Inactive hide details for   Previous Versions of this Bill Previous Versions of this Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/20/2012  
First Reading 06/20/2012  
Second Reading 06/20/2012  
Second Reading Speech