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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 523

Requirements for application

523 Requirements for application

(1) The application must—
(a) state the reasons why 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; and
(b) include a written statement from the relevant person that the relevant person considers the interstate transfer requirements for the person may be satisfied.
(2) In this section—

"relevant person" means—
(a) if an authorised mental health service is responsible for the person—the chief psychiatrist; or
(b) if the forensic disability service is responsible for the person—the director of forensic disability.



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