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Power to review detention

673 Power to review detention

(1) The Mental Health Court may, on application by a prescribed person or on its own initiative, review a person’s detention in a relevant service to decide whether the person’s detention is lawful.
(2) However, subsection (1) does not apply if the person’s detention in the relevant service has been ordered by the Mental Health Court.
(3) An application for review must—
(a) be in the approved form; and
(b) state the grounds on which it is made.
(4) In this section—

"prescribed person" means the following—
(a) a person who is detained in a relevant service;
(b) an interested person for the person mentioned in paragraph (a) ;
(c) the Attorney-General.

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