Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Amendment Bill

About this bill

The intention of this bill is to improve the protection of individual rights and the safety of patients and the public, and to enable a more effective application of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992.

Current status

Previously before the Health Committee, awaiting second reading

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 14-2
Introduced 17 March 2021
First reading 6 April 2021
Select Committee Health Committee
Public submissions due 19 May 2021
Select Committee report back 14 September 2021
Divided No

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