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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 781

Disclosure to identify and offer support to victims

781 Disclosure to identify and offer support to victims

(1) This section applies to an employee of the department, a Hospital and Health Service or another government entity.
(2) The employee may use or disclose personal information to assist in the identification of a person who is, or may be, a victim for the purpose of offering support services to the person.
(3) In this section—

"victim" means—
(a) a victim of an unlawful act committed by a person who has, or may have, a mental condition; or
(b) a close relative of a victim mentioned in paragraph (a) ; or
(c) another individual who has suffered harm because of an unlawful act mentioned in paragraph (a) .



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