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Title

Submissions on the Draft Mental Health Bill (WA) 2011

Abstract

The Mental Health Law Centre made submissions on the Draft Mental Health Bill in relation to the consultation provisions in the Bill. MHLC addressed submissions on the following subjects:

  1. Children
  2. Consultation
  3. Criteria for Involuntary Orders
  4. Cultural and Linguistic Sensitivity
  5. Legal Representation in the Mental Health Tribunal
  6. Media
  7. Mental Illness Definitions Advanced Health Directives Readability
  8. Physical and Dental Health Submissions
  9. Council of Official Visitors
  10. Assaults and Complaints
  11. Assent, Consent, Capacity and Informed Consent
  12. Mental Health Tribunal
  13. Referrals & Transport
CLC/Agency Mental Health Law Centre
URL http://www.mhlcwa.org.au
Alternate URL http://www.mhlcwa.org.au/frms/HealthBill.htm
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Area of Law
  • Children and young people
  • Courts
  • Discrimination and human rights
  • Going to court
  • Health
Audience
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Community organisation
  • Community workers
  • Consumers
  • Educational institution
  • General public
  • Health service
  • Homeless people
  • Lawyers
  • People experiencing a mental illness
  • People from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • People with a disability
  • Prisoners
  • State government
  • Volunteers
Jurisdiction
  • WA
Method of Delivery
  • Submission
  • Website, social media or application
  • Workshop/s, seminar or forum
Project Type
  • Law Reform
Project uploaded to CLEAR 10th May 2012
Contact Person Sandra Boulter
Contact Position General Manager/ Principal Solicitor
Contact Email office@mhlcwa.org.au
Contact Phone (08) 9328 8266
Production/Delivery Date 9 March 2012
Evaluation Not Stated
Notes

As this project has exceeded its review date it is recommended that the author/auspicing agency be contacted to confirm the currency of the information provided. 

Review Date 10th May 2013

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