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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 44
Where and how person may be assessed
44 Where and how person may be assessed
(1) A person subject to a recommendation for assessment may be assessed in—
(a) an authorised mental health service; or
(b) a public sector health
service facility; or
(c) another place considered clinically appropriate by
the authorised doctor making the assessment.
(2) An authorised person may
transport the person to an authorised mental health service or a public sector
health service facility for assessment.
1 For a person in custody
subject to a recommendation for assessment, see section 65 .
2 For the powers
of an authorised person when detaining and transporting a person, see chapter
11 , part 6 , division 5 .
(3) An authorised doctor making an assessment of
a person must discuss the assessment with the person.
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