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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1990 - SECT 75

Medical superintendent may order apprehension of certain absent patients

75 Medical superintendent may order apprehension of certain absent patients

(1) A patient who is absent from hospital pursuant to section 62 or 71 and who fails to return to the hospital by the date on which the period for which the patient's absence is allowed expires or to comply with a condition of that absence may, at any time after the failure, at the direction of the medical superintendent, be apprehended and dealt with in accordance with section 76.
(2) This section does not apply to a patient who has been discharged under section 72 or 73.



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