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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 528

Effect on order

528 Effect on order

(1) This section applies to a forensic order (mental health), forensic order (disability) or treatment support order to which a person is subject when the person is transferred to an interstate mental health service under this division.
(2) The order has effect only if the person returns to Queensland and while the person is in Queensland.
(3) Also, the order ends—
(a) on the last day of any non-revocation period for the order if, on that day, the person has been out of Queensland for a continuous period of 3 years; or
(b) if paragraph (a) does not apply—if the person is out of Queensland for a continuous period of 3 years.
(4) In this section—

"out of Queensland" , in relation to a person, means out of Queensland because of the person’s transfer under this division to an interstate mental health service.



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