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Effect and duration of Court Assessment Order

    (1)     As soon as practicable after an Inpatient Court Assessment Order is made, the person who is subject to the Order must be taken to a designated mental health service in accordance with any direction made by the court under section 94D.

    (2)     A Court Assessment Order comes into force when the Order is made and remains in force for a period of—

        (a)     in the case of a Community Court Assessment Order, 7 days; and

        (b)     the case of an Inpatient Court Assessment Order, 7 days after the day on which the person who is subject to the Order is received at the designated mental health service.

S. 94 substituted by No. 26/2014 s. 435.

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