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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 283

Visits by legal or other advisers

283 Visits by legal or other advisers

(1) A patient in an authorised mental health service may be visited by a legal or other adviser at any reasonable time of the day or night.
(2) The adviser may exercise a power under subsection (1) 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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