Legislation

Section 20 – Duration of authority

Introduction

This Act contains a number of safeguards against unjustified detention. One of these is the requirement periodically to reconsider whether the detention criteria are met.  This is achieved by the rule under this section that a patient’s liability to detention will expire unless renewed, by means of a clinician’s report under this section. The 6 […]

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