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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 307

Annual report

307 Annual report

(1) Within 90 days after the end of each financial year, the chief psychiatrist must give the Minister a report on the administration of this Act during the year.
(2) The report must include the following information for the financial year to which the report relates—
(a) a summary of key developments in the administration of this Act;
(b) statistical data, generally and for each authorised mental health service, about the following—
(i) the making of examination authorities;
(ii) the making of recommendations for assessment and transfer recommendations;
(iii) the making and revocation of treatment authorities;
(iv) the preparation of psychiatrist reports and second psychiatrist reports;
(v) the making and revocation of forensic orders and treatment support orders;
(vi) the use of mechanical restraint and seclusion;
(vii) actions taken under part 5 in relation to serious risks to persons or public safety;
(viii) information notices given under part 6 ;
(c) the number of forensic patients who absconded from each authorised mental health service;
(d) the details of the appointments of independent patient rights advisers;
(e) information about compliance with the restraint, seclusion and other practices policy;
(f) details of directions given, and actions taken, under section 310 (1) in relation to recommendations included in an investigation report;
(g) details of directions given under section 312 by the Minister to the chief psychiatrist.
(3) The report may state any other information the chief psychiatrist considers appropriate.
(4) The Minister must table a copy of the report in the Legislative Assembly within 14 days after the Minister receives it.



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