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MENTAL HEALTH (CONSEQUENTIAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1994 (NO. 45 OF 1994)


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I--PRELIMINARY SHORT TITLE

   1.      This Act may be cited as the Mental Health (Consequential Provisions) Act 1994.  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Interpretation  

   PART II--MENTAL HEALTH ACT 1983 REPEAL

   4.      The Mental Health Act 1983 is repealed.  
   5.      Director of Mental Health Services  
   6.      Acting appointment  
   7.      Delegation  
   8.      Mental Health Officers  
   9.      Emergency procedures  
   10.     Treatment orders  
   11.     Convulsive therapy  
   12.     Psychiatric surgery  
   13.     Private mental health facilities  
   14.     Determined fees  
   15.     Annual report  

   PART III--CHILDREN'S SERVICES ACT 1986

   16.     Principal Act  
   17.     Interpretation  
   18.     Limitations in respect of criminal proceedings against children  
   19.     Insertion  
   20.     Disposition of young offenders  
   21.     Insertion  
   22.     Care orders  
   23.     Insertion  

   PART IV--COMMUNITY ADVOCATE ACT 1991 PRINCIPAL ACT

   24.     Referral to the Mental Health Tribunal  
   25.     Interpretation  
   26.     Functions  
   27.     Investigations  
   28.     Guardian etc. of last resort  
   29.     Engagement of legal practitioner  

   PART V--AMENDMENT OF OTHER ACTS INTERPRETATION ACT 1967

   30.     Section 33G of the Interpretation Act 1967 is amended by omitting from subsection (1) “20B,”.  
   31.     Repeal of Lunacy Act 1898 (NSW)  
   32.     Mental Health Act 1962  
   33.     Removal of Prisoners Act 1968  
   34.     Guardianship and Management of Property Act 1991  
   35.     Schedule  

   PART VI--TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR FORENSIC DETAINEES

   36.     Section 20B of Commonwealth Crimes Act no longer applicable  
   37.     Persons in custody  
   38.     Persons released on conditions  
           SCHEDULE


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