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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 25
Rights of patients
25 Rights of patients
(1) This Act provides for a statement of rights for involuntary patients and
other patients of authorised mental health services.
(2) A person may appoint
1 or 2 nominated support persons to support the person under this Act if the
person becomes an involuntary patient.
(3) The health service chief executive
responsible for a public sector mental health service must appoint 1 or more
independent patient rights advisers to advise patients and their nominated
support persons, family, carers and other support persons of their rights
under this Act.
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