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Non-revocation period

137 Non-revocation period

(1) This section applies if, on a reference in relation to a person charged with a prescribed offence, the Mental Health Court—
(a) decides the person—
(i) was of unsound mind when the offence was allegedly committed; or
(ii) is unfit for trial and the unfitness for trial is permanent; and
(b) makes a forensic order for the person.
(2) The court may state in the order a period of not more than 10 years (the
"non-revocation period" ) during which the tribunal may not revoke the order, other than under section 457 .
(3) In deciding the non-revocation period, the court must have regard to the object of this Act in relation to protecting the community.

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