Queensland Consolidated Acts
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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 39
Making recommendation for assessment
39 Making recommendation for assessment
(1) A doctor or authorised mental health practitioner may, after examining a
person under section 31 , make a recommendation for assessment for the person
(a) the treatment criteria may apply to the person; and
there appears to be no less restrictive way for the person to receive
treatment and care for the person’s mental illness.
(2) The recommendation
for assessment must be made within 7 days after the examination.
recommendation for assessment must be in the approved form.
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