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MENTAL HEALTH (FORENSIC PROVISIONS) ACT 1990 - SECT 76K

Duties of certain agencies

76K Duties of certain agencies

(1) The Secretary of the Ministry of Health, the Commissioner of Corrective Services, the Secretary of the Department of Justice and any other government Department or agency responsible for the detention, care or treatment of a forensic patient or correctional patient, must use their best endeavours to comply with a request made to them under this Act by the Tribunal if the request is consistent with the discharge of their responsibilities and does not unduly prejudice the discharge of their functions.
(2) A court or the Director of Public Prosecutions must notify the Tribunal if relevant charges against a forensic patient or correctional patient are dismissed or the person is not to be further proceeded against in respect of the relevant charges.



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