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SEVERE SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCE TREATMENT ACT 2010


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purpose  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Objectives of Act  
   4.      Definitions  
   5.      Severe substance dependence  
   6.      Meaning of treatment  
   7.      Treatment centres  
   8.      Criteria for detention and treatment  

   PART 2--DETENTION AND TREATMENT ORDER

           Division 1--Magistrates' Court

   9.      Jurisdiction  

           Division 2--Application

   10.     Application for detention and treatment order  
   11.     Guardian of person who is subject of proposed order  
   12.     Recommendation for detention and treatment  
   13.     Special warrant to examine person  
   14.     Certificate of available services  

           Division 3--Hearing of application

   15.     Conduct of hearing  
   16.     Evidence of service  
   17.     Adjournment of hearing  
   18.     Representation and appearance at hearing  
   19.     Confidentiality  

           Division 4--Detention and treatment order

   20.     Detention and treatment order  
   21.     Notification to treatment centre and currency of detention and treatment order  

           Division 5--Revocation of order

   22.     Revocation of order  

   PART 3--ADMISSION, DETENTION AND TREATMENT OF PERSON AT TREATMENT CENTRE

           Division 1--Admission to treatment centre

   23.     Initial examination  
   24.     Nominated person  
   25.     Other action required within 24 hours of admission  
   26.     Statement of rights and entitlements  
   27.     Role of Public Advocate  

           Division 2--Treatment

   28.     Consent to treatment and applicable principles  
   29.     Interim treatment  
   30.     Treatment  
   31.     Second opinion  
   32.     Transfer to another treatment centre  

           Division 3--Leave of absence

   33.     Leave of absence  
   34.     Apprehension  

           Division 4--Discharge

   35.     Discharge from detention and treatment order  
   36.     Discharge plan  

   PART 4--GENERAL

   37.     Power of entry  
   38.     Power to restrain or sedate a person  
   39.     Payment for recommendation  
   40.     Regulations  
   41.     Review  

   PART 5--REPEAL AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   42.     Repeal of Alcoholics and Drug-dependent Persons Act 1968  
   43.     Transitional Provisions  
           ENDNOTES


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