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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 525

Decision on application

525 Decision on application

(1) In deciding the application, the tribunal must approve, or refuse to approve, the transfer.
(2) The tribunal may approve the transfer only if satisfied—
(a) the transfer is in the best interests of the person, including, for example, closer proximity to the person’s family, carers and other support persons; and
(b) appropriate treatment and care is available for the person at the interstate mental health service; and
(c) the arrangements are adequate to protect the safety of the community.
(3) The tribunal may give the approval subject to the conditions the tribunal considers appropriate.



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