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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 353

Transfer between authorised mental health service and forensic disability service

353 Transfer between authorised mental health service and forensic disability service

(1) This section applies to a person subject to a forensic order (disability).
(2) The chief psychiatrist and the director of forensic disability may agree to transfer the responsibility for the person from an authorised mental health service to the forensic disability service, or vice versa.
(3) In deciding whether to agree to a transfer under subsection (2) , the chief psychiatrist and the director of forensic disability must have regard to—
(a) the transfer considerations for the person; and
(b) the person’s intellectual disability.



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