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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 180A

Particular statements not admissible

180A Particular statements not admissible

(1) Neither of the following is admissible in evidence against the person in any civil or criminal proceeding—
(a) a statement made by the person during an examination of the person under an examination order;
(b) a statement made by the person to a health practitioner for the purpose of a Magistrates Court making a decision about the person under section 172 or 173 .
(2) Subsection (1) applies to statements made orally or in writing and whether on oath or otherwise.
(3) However, subsection (1) does not apply to a proceeding for—
(a) contempt of the court; or
(b) an offence against the Criminal Code , chapter 16 .



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