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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 105

Purpose of ch 5

105 Purpose of ch 5

The purpose of this chapter is to provide for—

(a) the making of references to the Mental Health Court in relation to the mental state of persons charged with serious offences; and
(b) the hearing of references—
(i) made under chapter 4 , or this chapter, in relation to persons charged with serious offences; or
(ii) made under chapter 6 in relation to persons charged with indictable offences; and
(c) the decisions the court may make on a reference, including the making of a forensic order or treatment support order; and
(d) the admissibility and use of evidence, victim impact statements and other matters.



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