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Visits by health practitioners

282 Visits by health practitioners

(1) A patient in an authorised mental health service may be visited and examined by a health practitioner at any reasonable time of the day or night.
(2) The health practitioner may also consult with an authorised doctor for the authorised mental health service about the patient’s treatment and care.
(3) The health practitioner may exercise a power under subsection (1) or (2) only—
(a) if asked by the patient or 1 or more of the patient’s nominated support persons, family, carers or other support persons; and
(b) under arrangements made with the administrator of the authorised mental health service.

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