Legislation

Section 128 – Assisting patients to absent themselves without leave etc

Introduction

This section creates the following offences: (a) inducing or knowingly assisting a patient who is liable to be detained, or is subject to guardianship, to be absent without leave (subsection (1)); (b)  inducing or knowingly assisting a person in legal custody under section 137 (place of safety) to escape (subsection (2)); (c) knowingly harbouring a […]

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