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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 238

Offence to perform non-ablative neurosurgical procedure

238 Offence to perform non-ablative neurosurgical procedure

(1) A person must not perform a non-ablative neurosurgical procedure on another person for the purpose of treating the other person’s mental illness other than under this Act.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—200 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment.
(2) To remove any doubt, it is declared that, for subsection (1) , none of the following is a mental illness
(a) chronic tic disorder, dystonia, epilepsy, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Parkinson’s disease or tremor;
(b) another neurological disorder prescribed by regulation.



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