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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 427

Transfer to another authorised mental health service

427 Transfer to another authorised mental health service

(1) The tribunal may order the person’s transfer to another authorised mental health service to provide treatment and care for the person.
(2) In deciding whether to order the person’s transfer under subsection (1) , the tribunal must have regard to the following—
(a) the person’s mental state and psychiatric history;
(b) the person’s treatment and care needs;
(c) the capacity of the authorised mental health service to which the person is to be transferred;
(d) whether the transfer would be in the best interests of the person, including, for example, closer proximity to the person’s family, carers and other support persons.



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