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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1990 - SECT 240

Restriction on exercise of functions of certain authorised officers

240 Restriction on exercise of functions of certain authorised officers

(1) An authorised officer may not sign a certificate or recommendation for the admission of a person to, or for the further observation or treatment of a person in, a hospital.
(2) Nothing in subsection (1) prevents a medical superintendent, or deputy medical superintendent, who is an authorised officer from signing any such certificate or recommendation, in the capacity of a medical superintendent or deputy medical superintendent, in relation to the admission to or the further observation or treatment of a person in the hospital of which the medical superintendent or deputy medical superintendent is the medical superintendent or deputy medical superintendent.
(3) A medical superintendent, or deputy medical superintendent, who is an authorised officer may not exercise any function conferred or imposed on authorised officers by or under this Act at or in relation to the hospital of which he or she is the medical superintendent or deputy medical superintendent.



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