(1) This section applies if the chief psychiatrist considers a person is, or may be, any of the following—(a) a victim of an unlawful act committed by a person who is a classified patient;(b) a close relative of a victim mentioned in paragraph (a) ;(c) another individual who has suffered harm because of an unlawful act mentioned in paragraph (a) .
(2) The chief psychiatrist may disclose the following personal information about the classified patient to the person—(a) the fact that the patient is a classified patient in an authorised mental health service;(b) the fact, and the date, of a transfer of the patient to another authorised mental health service;(c) the fact that the patient has become a patient required to return, if the chief psychiatrist considers the information is relevant to the safety and welfare of the person;(d) if the patient stops being a classified patient—the fact that, and the reasons why, the patient has stopped being a classified patient.
(3) The chief psychiatrist may enter into arrangements with a victim support service to enable the service, on behalf of the chief psychiatrist, to give the information to the person.
(4) The person must give a written undertaking to preserve the confidentiality of the information.
(5) The person must not contravene the undertaking.Penalty—Maximum penalty for subsection (5) —200 penalty units.