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Mental Health Tribunal

The Mental Health Tribunal makes decisions about when a person can be detained and what treatment a doctor can provide when it has been decided that the person is too unwell to make treatment decisions for himself or herself.

The Tribunal is independent and is not connected to any hospital or other facility or organisation that provides mental health services.

New Act commenced 17 February 2014

The key features of the Mental Health Act 2013 are that it:

Additional information on the new Mental Health Act 2013.